How to Fix-Repair-Recover Disk on Linux Mint 18 Sarah LTS Easy Guide

July 10, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Linux Mint 18 Sarah LTS Try Fixing Disk Errors

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Repair/Recover/Fix Disk from Errors Even if No more Bootable on Linux Mint 18 Sarah LTS i386/amd64 GNU Mate/Cinnamon/Xfce/KDE Desktop.

And this Procedure should Easily Fix Errors and Recover your Linux Mint Drive only in Case it’s Not Corrupted.

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  1. Boot System with Mint or other Ubuntu Based Live Media
    How to Create a Live Linux Mint Media

    Get and Burn Linux Mint ISO
  2. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Fix/Repair/Recover Disk on Linux Mint 18 Sarah LTS - Open Terminal
  3. Find the Volume to Fix
    (LVM or Ordinary Partition)
    So first install Lvm2 Tool:

    sudo apt-get install lvm2

    So now Execute a Disk Scan to Find out existing Partitions:


    In the Output you should be able to Recognize your Device…
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  4. Fixing the Partition
    If it’s mounted then first Unmount the Partition with:

    sudo umount /dev/[my-vol]

    Where [my-vol] the Device identifier.
    Finally, Check the File System:

    sudo /sbin/e2fsck -fy /dev/[my-vol]

    Then if Errors are found Repeat again the process until the Disk is Fixed with No more Issue detected.
    If the Disk is Not Corrupted then the Process will Easily Restore the Volume.

  5. Reboot Linux Mint.

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