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by busla
Sat Oct 24, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: T-Shirt purchase URL is broken
Replies: 1
Views: 426

T-Shirt purchase URL is broken

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by busla
Sun Aug 18, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Wrong HD formated - everything lost
Replies: 7
Views: 1231

Re: Wrong HD formated - everything lost

I really want to bump this up, hoping that a core maintainer might respond.
by busla
Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Wrong HD formated - everything lost
Replies: 7
Views: 1231

Re: Wrong HD formated - everything lost

Hey ajgreeny, I appreciate the reply.

The external drive (which had a messed up Mint install already on it) doesn´t seem to have been touched at all by the installer. It boots normally like before the wipe-nightmare.

The internal osx hd was re-partitioned completely by Mint.
by busla
Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Wrong HD formated - everything lost
Replies: 7
Views: 1231

Re: Wrong HD formated - everything lost

I´ve been stupid... several times. And I´ve smiled through my tears... since I have been irresponsible not having a backup. I´m not really a capable guy. My linux knowledge is pretty basic even though I´ve used it for years. The guided installer was designed for people like me. That don´t want to pa...
by busla
Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Wrong HD formated - everything lost
Replies: 7
Views: 1231

Re: Wrong HD formated - everything lost

Thanks for replying WharfRat.

It looks like you partitioned the drive yourself using the partition manager during the install. I didn´t. I chose the guided install and chose a drive from the select list and continued from there.
by busla
Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Wrong HD formated - everything lost
Replies: 7
Views: 1231

Wrong HD formated - everything lost

It´s hard to describe my feelings right now but I need to get this out. I´m angry with myself for not making a backup but also angry at Mint for presenting an option during install that had completely different consequences than expected. I´m installing Mint on an old Macbook with a broken dvd drive...

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