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How to Install Testdisk in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I am unable to install testdisk in Ubuntu 13.10 from Live Disk. I am using USB drive to run ubuntu 13.10. I want to recover some data from Windows partition. I am unable to install testdisk. It is a ...
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How can I recover my data after replacing Windows with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have migrated from Windows 7 to Ubuntu just yesterday. Windows 7 was in my C: drive. I did not realise that if I wipe Windows 7 and install Ubuntu, Ubuntu would be installed in the C: drive only. So ...
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My hard disk has been formatted accidently [duplicate]

I chose the second option for installing Ubuntu because I thought it would only remove Windows (8.1). However, now I have an empty hard drive. I had very important files on my hard drive. What should ...
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Accidentally deleted all my partitions after Ubuntu 14.04 installation [duplicate]

I had a serious problem during my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I had a Windows 7 partition and a separate partition to install Ubuntu, where I already had Ubuntu 12.04 installed. During the Ubuntu ...
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All files erased after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

Yeah, I know I should have backed up my files before proceeding, I completely forgot. Well, the thing is that I had a dual-boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10. Yesterday, I installed Ubuntu 11....
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Lost all the data after installing Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Laptop. While installing two options were available: Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 Replace windows 7 My Laptop had 3 drives. Windows 7 was installed on C: drive ...
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12.10 install overwrote my windows partition [duplicate]

Recently decided to switch back to Ubuntu. I have a 3TB drive which was running win7. I had 3 partitions. c: for windows d: data e: data Have installed ubuntu before so 'thought' I knew what I was ...
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How can i Recover Windows 8 after deleting? [duplicate]

While installing Ubuntu 13.04 I accidentally deleted the Windows 8 system entirely!How and where can i get Windows 8 back?
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Lost all my partition after installing Ubuntu 14.4 LTS [duplicate]

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with a bootable pendrive. Before that I had 3 partitions on my windows system (C:, D:, and E:). During the installation process I thought it would be the same as ...
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Ubuntu install deleted Windows 8 partition; how to recover it on ubuntu [duplicate]

I tried to install ubuntu to get dual OS but incidentally delete one of the windows' partition in the process...... I can't boot windows or even use the recuse tool to recovery it... I've backed up ...
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Problem with installing testdisk in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but by mistake I deleted all partition. Now I want to recover the lost memory by installing testdisk . But when I try to execute the command sudo apt-get ...
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How to recover lost partition and files after installation of Ubuntu on Windows partition? [duplicate]

I have got a laptop from one my friend which has installed Ubuntu by choosing a wrong option and has re-partitioned the entire hard drive and has lost all his private files. I booted the laptop by a ...
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Data loss while installing ubuntu [duplicate]

In order to install Ubuntu (along side with windows on C:/) I had to partition my D:/ disk using Ubuntu installation steps ( which initially contained data in it), so after completing the installation ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 & Ubuntu-Win7 does not show in Grub menu [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu onto my PC. When I went to install it, there was no option to install alongside Windows, so I partitioned space for it myself. Ubuntu booted up just fine, but when I went ...
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I can't find my Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu and creating new partition table [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside windows 7 on my laptop (500 Gb hdd). In the partition step there were 3 partitions (recovery partition, hp tools, and the one I have Windows on). I selected new ...

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