[ubuntu-uk] Broke my 112.04 installation

scoundrel50a scoundrel50a at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 17:53:38 UTC 2012

On 29/04/2012 18:38, Alan Bell wrote:
> On 29/04/12 12:30, scoundrel50a wrote:
>> Is there anyway I can reinstall/repair using terminal, so that I dont 
>> loose all the folders I have on the laptop? Rather than go through 
>> loads of questions......might be easier.....
> one thing you could consider is a reinstall without formatting the 
> disk, that will preserve the /home partition so all your folders 
> should be fine. Do a backup first though, and you have been a bit 
> vague about what the problem actually is so I don't know if it is a 
> good or bad idea to do this.
> Alan.
Hi, thanks for the reply, I am not sure what happened really, all I know 
is that I get that error I posted about earlier in another e-mail after 
getting past the grub......and it just hangs........can I reinstall 
without formatting using the Terminal?

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