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My houseguest just wrote a 20 page paper using the guest account on my computer. We saved it and she logged out. Is that paper gone? We haven't rebooted.

I'm going to feel really, really horrible if this is gone!

I logged her out so I could try to troubleshoot the fact that her thumb drive isn't mounting.

I don't see anything in /tmp that looks like the guest file.

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Take a look at This – Mitch Apr 25 '13 at 13:40
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I Google and found this:

Guest Session File Recovery

So now you probably need this:


Hope this helps :)

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I'm still floored by this, but she retyped her paper. – Amanda May 21 '13 at 2:41

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