Installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Asus X401A laptop. Ran like a pig.
Installed Linux Mint 15 but got some error messages referring to Ubuntu for some reason.
Decided to wipe the HDD clean using GParted.
Reinstalled Mint from USB pen drive but when it reboots it's not detecting the hdd and so boots from the usb instead.
Tried wiping the hdd again and keep getting the message:
sda is the hdd./dev/sdb contains GPT signatures, indicating that it has a GPT table. However, it does not have a valid fake msdos partition table, as it should. Perhaps it was corrupted -- possibly by a program that doesn't understand GPT partition tables. Or perhaps you deleted the GPT table, and are now using an msdos partition table. Is this a GPT partition table?
sdb is the pen drive.
I'm really out my depth here and have no idea what it is I've messed up.
Is there an idiot proof guide to wiping the hdd and starting over?
Thanks for any advice