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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Lost 340 GB on 500 GB hard disk after installing Ubuntu...

    Wow, that's just weird. Guess I'll play around a little and see if I can find something. It's about time for another computer anyway. Thanks again for your help.
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Lost 340 GB on 500 GB hard disk after installing Ubuntu...

    Do you have any suggestions for recovering the lost space? I have Parted Magic and it seems as though there are many good tools on it, I just don't know where to begin.
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Lost 340 GB on 500 GB hard disk after installing Ubuntu...

    I ran chkdsk from Windows upon restart so it could unmount the partition, and it shouldn't be hibernated because I restarted from Windows to boot into Ubuntu.
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Lost 340 GB on 500 GB hard disk after installing Ubuntu...

    P.S. I know you said to mount all partitions, but it wouldn't let me mount the NTFS ones. Sorry for my semi-noobness, but I have a lot of remembering and learning in general to do.
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Lost 340 GB on 500 GB hard disk after installing Ubuntu...

    Here's the screenshot from GParted:
    244109

    And the code:

    sudo parted /dev/sda unit s print:

    william@RAINBOWDATASTORAGE:~$ sudo parted /dev/sda unit s print
    [sudo] password for william: ...
  6. [SOLVED] Lost 340 GB on 500 GB hard disk after installing Ubuntu...

    Hi all. I have a 500 GB hard disk and am dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 8. It's been a while since I've had to install Ubuntu, but am very familiar with the process due to previous trial and error....
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Laptop boots into grub> prompt after update of 12.10...

    Okay, I ran the codes you gave in the order specified, here is the result:

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo e2fsck -C0 -p -f -v /dev/sda5
    /dev/sda5: recovering journal
    /dev/sda5: Superblock needs_recovery...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Laptop boots into grub> prompt after update of 12.10...

    Thanks oldfred. Sorry for the delay, I had to pick up my fiance from work. I'll try the codes you offered and get back with you promptly.
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Laptop boots into grub> prompt after update of 12.10...

    Okay, I ran the boot-repair again and still the same problem. Here's the link it generated:
    http://paste.ubuntu.com/1370762/
    Thanks again.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Laptop boots into grub> prompt after update of 12.10...

    Thanks for the reply. I'll get right on it and then post the link you requested.
  11. [ubuntu] Laptop boots into grub> prompt after update of 12.10...

    Hi all. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal) on my laptop, and after the most recent update my system now boots into a black screen that reads:
    GNU Grub version 2.00-7ubuntu11
    Minimal...
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