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Old 01-23-2017, 03:50 AM   #1
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Easy-to-use filesystem tools?


I am a newbie and I am not familiar with command-line tools.

I need to know: which tools (possibly GUI-powered) are available for Linux filesystems? I mean tools for undeleting and data recovery.
I am interested in ext4 and btrfs in particular.

Thank you
 
Old 01-23-2017, 04:07 AM   #2
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Check out testdisk.
 
Old 01-23-2017, 05:24 AM   #3
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Is there a file manager which has a built-in undelete capability?
 
Old 01-23-2017, 05:31 AM   #4
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Backup your data.

No arguments. Backup your data.
 
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You may have a trash http://askubuntu.com/questions/10209...e-trash-folder or recycle bin or similar on your gui configured. But otherwise use testdisk or your backup as it was already suggested.
 
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Backup your data.

No arguments. Backup your data.
Damn Skippy.
http://rsync.net/resources/howto/rsync.html
 
Old 01-23-2017, 10:45 AM   #7
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Grabby,

I have successfully used PhotoRec (80GB of photos recovered from a friend's HDD. This was "completely wiped" according to a recovery company and therefore no data could possibly be salvaged), TestDisk and SystemRescueCd.

NB PhotoRec recovers all manner of file types, not just photographic ones like jpeg and tiff.

Essential tools in your recovery armoury:

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec_Step_By_Step

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Download

https://www.system-rescue-cd.org/Sys...cueCd_Homepage


As others have advised, the best tool of all is a regular BACKUP using grsync, rsync, Redo Backup or similar:

https://www.linux.com/learn/how-back...c-command-line

https://sourceforge.net/projects/grsync/

http://redobackup.org/
 
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