TestDisk doesn't run under LinuxMint 19.1 [solved]

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wjvman
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TestDisk doesn't run under LinuxMint 19.1 [solved]

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I can install TestDisk from the Software Manager and it displays as being
installed, but when I look for it in the Programs Menu it does not exist.

I have tried Launching TestDisk from the Display Screen in Software Manager
using the "Launch" button, but nothing happens, even though it is shown as
being installed.
Last edited by karlchen on Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:40 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Marked as [solved], because wjvman confirmed so here: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=290973#p1613696. testdisk has to be run in a terminal window.

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Re: TestDisk doesn't run under LinuxMint 19.1

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If I remember correctly, TestDisk is designed to be run from the terminal.
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Re: TestDisk doesn't run under LinuxMint 19.1

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Linux Mint 19.1 (Cinnamon)
LMDE 3 (Cinnamon)
GeckoLinux 150 (Cinnamon)

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Re: TestDisk doesn't run under LinuxMint 19.1

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try typing testdisk in a terminal. It's a command line utility.
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Re: TestDisk doesn't run under LinuxMint 19.1

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OK, thanks.
The Launch Button had me confused.

Yes, it works OK from Terminal.

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