Folders have disappeared

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Folders have disappeared

Postby Bluebris on Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:28 pm

Hey,
i hope someone can help me with this, it's a bit weird.

I'm using LMDE on a 64 bit machine. Acer Aspire 5742. It's run like a dream for months. I was trying to type something like /home/ into the terminal and it accidentally appears to have typed into nautilus before i realised. After that, all but one folder (desktop) has disappeared from my home folder. No documents, downloads, music, etc, etc. They've all vanished. I hope to god they haven't disappeared....

Can anyone help? A search has found no signs of them, and there was a ton of stuff i needed in there....

What other information is needed to help with this?

Many thanks.

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Re: Folders have disappeared

Postby viking777 on Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:14 am

Open a terminal and type

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ls ~


Are your missing folders listed?
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