Fwd: Re: help needed
leegold at operamail.com
Sat Sep 12 18:00:55 UTC 2015
Exactly. Use gparted. Let live disk boot, then use gparted.
----- Original message -----
From: Scott Blair <scott.blair at gmail.com>
To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
Subject: Re: help needed
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2015 11:52:24 -0400
Use Gparted from a bootable disk and remove the partitions and then
On 09/12/2015 10:39 AM, Haseeb ul Hasan wrote:
> I have a thinkpad x200 tablet and i installed the newest iteration of
> ubuntu and accidentally chose full disk encryption and then after
> install realized what i have done.
> Since the machine is solely for my wife, she was annoyed by it and
> coincidentally i was running a apt-get upgrade and it was in the
> middle of it. So i did what every man would do, listen to his lovely wife.
> I depressed the power button to force a restart and to reinstall ubunt
> from scratch, but now it doesnt let me. I think it tries to write to
> MBR and since its encrypted it ends up in an error if i try reinstall.
> If i go into ubuntu its kind of broken but i do have access to a
> terminal. But unity is not running i think so i see no desktop.
> Any ideas? how to reinstall from scratch???
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