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Old 04-17-2007, 12:00 PM   #1
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Recover data from Linux


Suddenly I have to remove some important files from my Linux (RHEL 4) Machine using
"rm" command .

Is there any tools to recover those ?
Old 04-17-2007, 12:21 PM   #2
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YOu can try this:

and, depending on how bad you need the data, there are these:

The sysinternals program listed on this page is a free download, and sysinternals usually has some very good stuff. However, it recovers ext2/ext3 from Windows, not from Linux. So your drive has to be accessible from a Windows system.

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Old 04-17-2007, 04:09 PM   #3
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You can also get yourself a Live CD like Knoppix and enter command: 'photorec' to recover many common formats. Depends on what kind of data it was, which format. Foremost data carver should be on it also.
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also several live forensic Distros on one DVD


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