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If this is not a "disk" inside a virtualbox, but the real physical disk where the vm images are stored on, that looks pretty bad. There were read errors, on /dev/sda. There is an automatic handling by marking a disk block as bad block forever, and use a different one instead. For this to work, the harddisk needs to read the data one single more time, maybe ...


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The actual passwords are not stored, you can only find their hashes in /etc/shadow. There is no easy way to recover passwords, your best try is to use a software like John the Ripper to crack your password, but if you used a strong password, cracking it might take a very, very long time.


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No, you will not be able to get the data. As described in the shutdown notice, all files have been deleted at this point.


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There is an earlier thread which addresses this issue:- How can I recover my data after replacing Windows with Ubuntu? First bit of advice in there is "Stop using the drive!" Best of luck...


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The sectors of your hard disk got corrupted. DRDY ERR - Device Ready Check Error. UNC - Uncorrectable. Due to various reasons such as abrupt shut down during extensive write, High temperature, Read write operations carried out and the quality of hard disk plays a major role in this case. Once a sector got corrupted and if the kernel tries to access those ...


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Sometimes a reshaping will sit at speed=0K/sec because the backup file failed to be created, or was lost during the processing. The solution, in this case, was supplied by Neil Brown in response to an email to linux-raid@vger.kernel.org. You should be able to simply stop the array and re-assemble with a different backup file and the magic flag ...


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Regarding point 2: Ubuntu installs GRUB, a bootloader that runs right after the system's BIOS that will normally list the options to select what OS you're going to be booting. In your case, it probably only detected the one OS (Ubuntu), so it displays just an icon for a second or so before booting into Ubuntu right away. If you hold shift right between ...


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I too faced same problem when installed ubuntu. I thought i lost my 500GB data but finally able to recover it using testdisk. See the link below for recovery:- http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Step_By_Step Hope it will help you.


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I presume you do not have a backup. First make a backup. Use Clonezilla and create an image. You can do more damage if you try to repair things. Make sure you have enough disk space before proceeding Now to repair your installation, you have a couple of options: boot a Ubuntu live CD and chroot into the root folder of your install, and install the ...


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If your system fails to boot for whatever reason, it may be useful to boot it into recovery mode. This mode just loads some basic services and drops you into command line mode. You are then logged in as root (the superuser) and can repair your system using command line tools. For more information as to what you can and can't do from recovery mode, ...


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I always manually partition when I'm installing Ubuntu to make sure I know exactly what's going on. I recommend first shrinking your windows partition, generally labeled "OS C:" in Disk Management. Then start installing from your Live Media and follow this guide. Just skip "4. Free some space for Ubuntu" since you'll have already done that. While in Disk ...



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