HELP!!! System messed up!

suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+linux at
Mon Oct 17 18:41:07 UTC 2011

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 7:18 PM, John Aldrich <jmaldrich at> wrote:
> Could be part of my disk is trashed. I logged into Gnome as a test (didn't
> like the lack of desktop icons, another reason I don't use KDE any more!)
> and got notification of a hard drive error. I'm working on getting a new
> hard drive, so hopefully I'll be up and running 100% in a few days. Might
> have to do a refresh install of xfce4 or something and see if that helps.

If you want to salvage your data, I would recommend ddrescue. It
worked wonderfully for me.


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