Here's a summary: I was programming using java and accidentally, instead of using the rm *.class command in the command-line, I used rm *.java. It took me a lot of time to finish that code. I hope someone knows a way to retrieve those files. Please help me.
You are looking for: extundelete - utility to recover deleted files from ext3/ext4 partition
To find such a package, you can try:
To use the utility install it with:
After installation invoke