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Yes there is as long as you don't do as little as possible on the system after you deleted the file. Shutdown the system as soon as possible and reboot it with one of the bootable cd based distros with a copy of The Coroners Toolkit or Autopsy. It isn't the easiest thing in the world for a newbie but it will assist you in recovering your missing files.
if i remember right, every FS has a difrent way of storing files and such, so every fs needs special tool to recover things on its partion (like i don think a recovery tool make for NTFS will work on ReiserFS)