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Old 05-31-2011, 11:38 PM   #1
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Question how to recover delete file

Unfortunately, i delete some important file in Linux to recover it..........
Old 06-01-2011, 12:00 AM   #2
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what files ?
the very very very first thing is STOP using that computer
use a DIFFERENT ONE !!!!!!!!!!!!

there are a few recovery live cd's
i Like "systemrescue cd "
-- oops forgot the link --

USING a different computer burn the disk
on it there is a bunch of recovery tools

everything you do on tha box that you deleted files from can and WILL overwrite the space on the hdd where those files were .

once you do recover them ( you might ? you might not )
install extundelete-0.2.0.tar.bz2

BUT any and all work you do on that box like installing this WILL overwrite where those files were and you will NEVER be able to get them back

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Please indicate which distro you are using. On an RPM based distro, you can validate packages, which can help locate missing system files.

Another file recovery program is `photorec'. You may not get the filenames back.

Your best option is to restore files from backup.[COLOR="Silver"]

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