Data Recovery from /home partition

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jahid
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Data Recovery from /home partition

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I have deleted some files/folders from my /home partition accidentally. Now how can I efficiently recover them... ?
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Re: Data Recovery from /home partition

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Do a google search for ext4 undelete
I never had to do an undelete so I don't have experience with these things, but it looks to me there are plenty of possibilities,
as long as the deleted files are not overwritten by other files

The first link I saw was a tool called extundelete, it is in the repo's.
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Re: Data Recovery from /home partition

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You might try installing testdisk and using the PhotoRec application to recover them.
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Re: Data Recovery from /home partition

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Let's ask the obvious question first; how did you delete them?

If you simply hit the keyboard Delete key the files and folders should still be on disk in your wastebasket or Trash.

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I managed to recover some of them, but most of them were corrupted.....bad luck , it seems :(
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