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Old 09-07-2005, 07:44 AM   #1
inaki
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unconsciously delete /usr


Dear all, unconciously deleting /usr folder. Can i recover back the files because the /usr folder is not fully deleted. The lost thing is /usr/lib and /usr/bin. Can i recover back the deleted thing. FYI the file system is ext3
 
Old 09-07-2005, 07:54 AM   #2
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This is hard.. gone = gone most times.
thinking of a good solution.. hmmmm
 
Old 09-07-2005, 08:08 AM   #3
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What distro? If it's newer, there should be a "Repair" installation option which should return your system to a useable state. Apart from that, I don't think so...
 
Old 09-07-2005, 08:18 AM   #4
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What I have is another install on a different partition. I put it there when I did something similar. Lost a good bit of /usr.

I did the install on another partition, then copied the files over. If you have some custom compiles, you will have to do them over. A bit of a pain, but not too bad.
 
Old 09-08-2005, 05:53 AM   #5
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Yeah, the lucky things is the data is seperate partition. So the only choice is intall the operating system.... thank you buddies
 
Old 09-08-2005, 12:35 PM   #6
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I'll include this if it is of any use to you.
http://www.sleuthkit.org/
 
  


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