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Old 11-20-2004, 03:51 PM   #1
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deleted /usr/share

What can I do to recover or restore /usr/share? I accedentally deleted the entire directory.
Old 11-20-2004, 04:02 PM   #2
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Ouch, recovering delted files is no mean task. I would recommend that you unmount the file system that conatins this directory ASAP to prevent further overwriting of files.

If this includes your a good part of your OS, you may need to lean on a live OS CD such as Knoppix. For details I would look at:

I wish you the best of luck.


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