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My downloads folder was there till evening. I went to my room and did a ssh onto my work machine and I find that the downloads folder is empty. I have some important files in downloads folder. Can anybody help me finding my contents?

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Is the download folder gone or is it empty? – Alex Apr 19 '13 at 4:49
it is empty. there are no files there, but folder is there. – Shubhranshu Shekhar Apr 19 '13 at 11:20
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Just check whether your folder is hidden or not. If it's not hidden than I think the folder has been deleted by mistake ..

So you can see the section for recovering files and folders here :

How to recover Deleted Files and Folders?

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