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Old 04-25-2013, 04:24 AM   #1
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Help me!!


Hello friends,
Because of my mistake,i used the command "rm -rf /*",when i reallized the error,many system files already deleted,now I can use "ls" ","chmod" and many many commands,I copied the folder /bin from aother machine,but also can't use many many commands,it always reported "/bin/xxx permission denied" and i tried to use "chmod 777 /bin/xxx" it reported "/bin/chmod permission denied",what shall i do ?re-install the system?? help me!!
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best wishes!!!!
 
Old 04-25-2013, 04:28 AM   #2
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Hi,

we can't tell you if you should reinstall, without knowing what you've lost... would you loose any personal data, or much time performing a reinstall? Manually recovering the system could be time consuming and possibly too difficult for an inexperienced user.

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