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I finally solved. sudo apt-get install -y ecryptfs-utils i installed this then this and it worked ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo ecryptfs-recover-private INFO: Searching for encrypted private directories (this might take a while)... ^TINFO: Found [/media/ubuntu/139df09d-a0b5-4567-86c8-ebb26dd88d87/.ecryptfs/caneraydin/.Private]. Try to recover this directory? ...


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What you are trying to do does not work from within a running system ... so follow these steps : Boot from a GParted Live media, either GParted Live or Ubuntu Live media. Right click the swap partition and select swap off in case it is mounted. As there is no data on sda2 and sda5, first delete sda5 and then sda2. Resize sda1, right click the partition and ...


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Ok .. I see a problem You have two lines that say /mnt/Memory I believe the one that starts with 5D is wrong .. you can try putting an # at the beginning of that line and save that file Then type sudo umount /mnt/Memory it should unmount it if its mounted... then type sudo mount -a and see if you get any errors or if everything goes fine and ...


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I had a similar problem using Gparted to resize of the main partition on an xp pc. A yellow warning by the ntsf partition indicated that ntsf files could not be read. Searched in various linux forums until I found this http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1515568&page=2 The solution apparently was to disable windows XP virtual memory. In another ...


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I have used Photorec and have had good luck with it.


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The simplest way of getting Windows back as the only OS on the system would be to run a Windows install disc for your version or Repair disk ... If it is windows 10 you would select repair then troubleshoot then startup repair and that will restore the Windows Boot loader. The steps are basically the same for Windows 8/8.1 and 7 but off hand I don't know the ...


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You will have to remove your harddrives to do this: Remove the second harddrive Install a bootloader to /dev/sda Insert the second harddrive and remove the SSD Install Ubuntu on the second harddrive. Install the bootloader to /dev/sdb Insert the SSD again works with USB pendirves, too. Tested with Ubuntu 15.04, 14.04, Arch and OpenSuse


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Make a backup. Messing around with partitions can cause data loss if something goes wrong, or make your system unable to boot. You'll need to boot off a LiveCD/USB, because you can't work on mounted partitions. Note that you won't be able to view mountpoints easily. Select the NTFS partition, and shrink it from the left. Then expand the extended partition ...


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Here are my observations: Your EFI System Partition (ESP) is small -- 94 MiB. In theory, this should be OK, but in practice, it might not be, particularly with an older (early 2010s) computer -- some early EFIs have somewhat flaky FAT drivers that don't cope well with sub-512 MiB FAT filesystems. Thus, you could try increasing the size of your ESP. I ...


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As a general rule, it's inadvisable (at best) to make /root a separate partition from the root (/) filesystem. The reason is that this is the root user's home directory, and it's critical that this location remain accessible even in the event of a severe problem, such as damage to the /etc/fstab file. I don't know if that's related to your problem, but it ...


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ecryptfs-recover-private doesn't have to search through every file, if you tell it where your old encrypted home is then it will only look there. You can search yourself, looking for any encrypted files, for example with a GUI search utility, or find [mountpoint] -type f -iname "*ecryptfs*" To see exactly what ecryptfs-recover-private does, just look at ...


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Configuration File Structure The GRUB menu interface configuration file is /boot/grub/grub.conf. The commands to set the global preferences for the menu interface are placed at the top of the file, followed by stanzas for each operating kernel or operating system listed in the menu. The following is a very basic GRUB menu configuration file designed to ...


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Despite of possible hard drive problems Magically fixing broken hardware is not one of Ubuntu's features. If you replace your broken hardware and continue to have problems, please post back. Likewise if you investigate further and discover that your disk is not broken. Note also that a broken hard disk is not something to be taken lightly. If your ...


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If you are a fan of linux/ubuntu and you plan to stay on it for life - that means that you will not need to install other OS (operating system), you will play games only in ubuntu / wine - then use whole space for it. You can always add another (smaller) HDD if you would need to install another OS, or you can install another OS into VirtualBox. On the ...


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There shouldn't be any reason for not using the whole drive. If you don't plan on dual booting or anything like that .. then you might as well use the hole drive.


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So we've already established in comments that you're trying to run Ubuntu and install it on the same disk at the same time, which isn't going to work. Where you want to have a portable version of Ubuntu on a USB drive, you have two options to choose from: Live USB with persistence Instructions here (This is part of the walkthrough for using LiLi USB ...


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The installation of the Operating System should go to /dev/sdb1 (if it is the "/" partition, the installatoin of the Grub Bootloader should go to /dev/sdb (if there are not any other bootloaders on that drive, ex Windows bootloader, or if you don' t mind overwright it).


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On the initial Ubuntu-studio 14.4.04 LVM setup, these files are made, but I have some good evidence that nothing substantial was written to disk, except rewriting the MBR-GPT partition data with Linux filesystem and Linux LVM GUIDs. I restored the MAC 100% by just restoring the MBR-GPT with gdisk version 0.8.8 (came with the Ubuntu-studio live flash ...


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I can only answer with the following reservations: (1) The LVM install was only the initial setup and no files were written to the LVM system, (2) The intel-MAC OS X 10.10.5 1TB drive was restored to apparent perfect filesystem order after reversing the LVM rewrite of the MBR-GPT. Apple's Disk Utility said the system was all ok, except for some notable ...


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Second, now I am using Windows, do I need to have a disk partition? Yes. The Ubuntu installer supports creating partitions, but using it to shrink your Windows partition might be dangerous. I would recommend you use the Windows Disk Management Utility that's part of Windows (see here). You can then use the installer to create your new partition. ...


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Ubuntu is completely free of charge. If you want to keep Windows and run Ubuntu, you will need at least one spare partition (or a new separate disk), and will need to install what is called a Dual-Boot system. On the installer you would need to choose the option to 'Install Ubuntu alongside Windows'. This is not always totally straightforward, especially on ...


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Ubuntu Operating system is free You will need to partition your hard drive in order to use Ubuntu and Windows on the same computer. Please see this video for instructions. You can. If you're referring to the same computer, a grub loader will be installed allowing you to choose which operating system you want at start up. You cannot run Windows applications ...


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First of all, is Ubuntu free of charge? Yes Second, now I am using Windows, do I need to have a disk partition? In general yes. Each installed operating system needs at least its own partition. Keep in mind: for testing Ubuntu or any other operating system it might make sense to check out a Virtual Machine like Virtualbox, VMware or similar. ...


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You are mounting this drive on a subfolder of /mnt. Your user must have read (r) and (x) permissions on both the subfolder and /mnt. However, resetting ownership of /mnt is not recommended. To avoid this issue, I would recommend you mount your drive on a subfolder of your home directory (/home/username/ntfs).


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The hardware was corrupted by some reasons which I could not understand. If you try all things written up and can not get any result, can be sure the usb drive will not be used anymore.


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You're going to want to select the "Manual" method if none of the automatic methods are working as you expect. It really isn't that scary, so don't worry. All that you're going to need to do is correctly identify the partition(s) that your previous Ubuntu installation was using, and tell the installer to use those. The "If you have disk that contains ...


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Turns out, after digging thru all of the Links Posted to me here, The answer to my question (Just to be sure, Grub should be installed on the Ubuntu HD during installation, not the Windows HD correct?) and solution to my problem is: Yes. Install GRUB onto the Windows Partition. So if you're having this same issue and have tried everything except for ...


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I see that the 60 gb partition is lying dormant. Since it is immediately after the C: Windows partition, it is possible to extend the windows partition and merge the 60 gb to it. I would recommend you to do this in Windows. Boot into Windows and open disk management. Right-click on the C: drive and select extend partition. Then follow the wizard to extend ...


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First, count yourself lucky. Creating partitions for Ubuntu using Windows tools is a Bad Idea (note the i-caps)! As often as not, that results in converting the disk from a regular plain MBR setup into an LDM configuration, which Ubuntu can't use directly, so that then creates a need to fix the problem using third-party Windows tools. All this juggling also ...


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You can move /home to you second SSD. This will also include Steam and PlayOnLinux games. They are normally installed in /home/[user]/.[application]. Edit /etc/fstab for automount on boot: UUID=[UUID] /home ext4 defaults 0 2


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It isn't recomend but you can resize current partition and create, make bootable another one using GParted. This flash drive may not work correctly on some systems.


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Based on youre needs. I don't know about youre existing partitions Preferably that swap and system should be on different devices. For example if you don't override MBR limits(4 primary parts per one table) or you have GPT you can create 50gb part for "/" from disk D and 4gb swap on disk E(you will see them as /dev/sda, /dev/sdb... All other free space you ...


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Yes, you can format or delete the empty partitions however you like. Windows doesn't care because nothing of importance to Windows is on there (they're empty after all). The cache integrated into your hybrid (solid state and hard disk) drives is either (1) inactive or (2) transparent which means that Ubuntu will (1) either not touch it unless told otherwise ...


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As long as you ensure that non of the data on the encrypted partition is needed to enable a system boot you could just remove the reference to it from /etc/crypttab to stop it from being auto-mounted at boot. Alternatively you could leave the reference in place but add the noauto option. As for the swap the easiest solution here is just to have it be ...


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The basic steps will be: 1 - Copy files from your D drive to somewhere that won't be deleted 2 - Delete and repartition your drive to be a single drive again, (you will need repartitioning software for this and as far as I know it is not supported under Windows without third party software. I'd suggest Gparted here to do this (make a USB stick with it, ...


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Boot into Windows Vista Right click on "computer" and click "manage" click on "disk management" select the disk where you want ubuntu to be installed right click and click "shrink". This will take some of the free space of your disk and creates a separate partition enter the amount of space for the new partition (50000mb or 50GB) perform a quick format ...


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First I tried with sudo os-prober and sudo update-grub and it didn't recognize my windows partition. Finally I solved this problem following steps of Boot-Repair Install boot-repair sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair Push "Recommended repair" And put in a ...


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First I tried with sudo os-prober and sudo update-grub and it didn't recognize my windows. Finally I solved this problem following steps of Boot-Repair Install boot-repair sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair Push "Recommended repair" And put in a terminal some ...


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This happens when you have fast startup checked in the windows control under power options and then system setting, you want to uncheck it. The reason Ubuntu wont mount it as it is in hibernated state and any file you copy to windows partition might not exist when you boot to windows. This is a security feature in Ubuntu. Unchecking it should do the job. ...


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Generally when there is an issue, you can see an error on the /var/log/syslog. Otherwise, try to erase by using the right & simple way fdisk: fdisk /dev/sdb When you entered, press p to print the partitions , n to create a new partition, t to change the file format of your new partition when it prompt you to tap it. When you finished press w to write ...


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Running gparted can be very problematic if you're acting on the drive containing linux, you might want to try using a live version of linux, or try windows if you're dual booting in the current state I guess even on windows it'll show the partition as RAW. But some windows programs can help you recover your data, look around a little bit you might even ...


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Kept rebooting over and over. After the sixth or seventh time I restarted the installer, the hard drive magically appeared and installation was able to proceed with no issues. Ah, Linux!


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You will have to make new USB bootable key with Ubuntu. You have to run GParted from live sesion from USB because you are trying to resize the partition that would be in use if you run GParted from Ubuntu installed on hard drive. USB live key can be done with StartUp Disc Creator in Ubuntu. As commented by @oldfred the windows partition is to be shrinked by ...


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You will need a windows 7/8/10 disc or bootable usb. Boot from windows boot media. Select your language and press next. Then click on repair your computer option in bottom left. Now depending on which windows disc you have, you need to find the command promt option in repair your computer menu. It is usually under advanced options. Once you get yourself ...


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check the swappiness value by : cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness and edit or add if it does not exist in /etc/sysctl.conf vm.swappiness=40 than reboot.


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After waiting so long for an answer, I decided to install UBUNTU to my 16GB pendrive, however the setup was unable to install grub bootloader so I installed it myself following the guide : http://howtoubuntu.org/how-to-repair-restore-reinstall-grub-2-with-a-ubuntu-live-cd Then I used dd to create a disk image. And restored the image to external HDD ...


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With some help I fixed it Go to your bios and change your USB to Number 1 on boot priority Then go into the grub menu and remove your usb. Click try unbuntu without installing :)) I will ask you to use your HDD to boot


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I was able to figure this out. My initial problem was understanding that Ubuntu does not treat a disk swap like Windows. When a disk is swapped in Windows, the OS knows to extend the file system into the remaining space. In Ubuntu, there are some extra steps that I found by reading How can I resize an LVM partition? (i.e: physical volume). Basically, the ...


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I'm in the process of reading-up on using logical volumes. I ran across this advice from ArchWiki: "Warning: Before you remove a logical volume, make sure to move all data that you want to keep somewhere else; otherwise, it will be lost!" Based on that, it would appear that your files are "lost". Of course, that doesn't mean that there isn't ...


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I have done few bootable USB keys for Ubuntu with Startup Disc Creator and could always create additional storage space. When you start Startup Disc Creator and select the USB you desire to make bootable, you will see two selectable options on the bottom part of window. Itreads something like: When starting from this disk, documants will be stored in ...



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