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Old 07-16-2007, 08:10 AM   #1
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Deleted files accedentily


I am very new to linux. I was deleting some extra files from my server by using #rm command while i have seen many directories became empty or lost

plz let me know how can I recover them??

thanks & best regards
 
Old 07-16-2007, 08:17 AM   #2
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You will need to indicate what the filesystem is.

Google for "linux undelete". There are some recovery live distro's available on sourceforge or freshmeat that may help.
 
Old 07-16-2007, 08:22 AM   #3
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In the terminal (command line) there is no "undo" or trash function. But the files are still--in principle--recoverable. The important thing is to not do anything that would write to the disk.

What is the file system?

Search here and on Google using "file recovery" + maybe "linux" and the name of the filesystem---eg: "Linux ext3 file recovery"

Here is one package that I hear a lot about:
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
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Old 07-16-2007, 08:24 AM   #4
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Here is a system rescue cd that might be useful:
http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page
 
  


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