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Okay so having an issue with VMware Player 3.x... I ran out of space on my linux mint partition and I have expanded it around 15Gb extra... but as soon as I booted in to the partition to use gparted to make my root partition bigger and it seems that I have broken the gnome packages. It won't let me boot in unless I login as root and even then I am having issues. I have no idea now how to fix it should I just delete the image and restart with a fresh image???
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well you resized the partition - did you resize the file system on top of the partition?

I doubt you can post what you're seeing, but
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It won't let me boot in unless I login as root and even then I am having issues.

isn't going to be enough information to solve the problem. We're going to need to know exactly what it is saying at you. It sounds like it is probably dropping you into maintenance mode due to an inconsistent file system. You probably broke a lot more than "gnome packages" but chances are it can all be repaired 100% very easily.
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