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Old 05-08-2009, 02:58 PM   #1
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recover files after rm -rf

I accidently removed a directory using rm -rf under Redhat (ext2)
Is there a way to get the dir back? This file is under /home/user1
Old 05-08-2009, 03:17 PM   #2
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You should try to do some research on your own before posing a question here. Google can be a big help. Here are some results to searching Google for undelete ext2.
Old 05-08-2009, 03:37 PM   #3
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rm -rf was designed to remove your file and as such it does. Be happy you didn't use shred!
Look for e2recover or e2undelete if you're on ext2/3/4.


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