I accidentally removed some files on a NTFS partition
How can I recover them staying inside Linux without0 rebooting ?
ntfsprogs can recover deleted files from an NTFS file-system. The Windows and LiveCd versions have a very nice intuitive gui but the linux one is probably stronger and does not have a front-end gui at the moment.
Briefly, it has 3 modes
When undeleting chose which files to undelete and where to undelete them too. By default this appears to be the desktop of the OS you are booted into, whether that is a LiveCd or on a different partition or drive. For a LiveCd or LiveUsb you will need to move them onto Usb-stick or safe partition before rebooting as the desktop gets forgotten on LiveCds unless you are using a
This will write all recovered files (in this case
For better information on using
Besides the part of the wiki it also contains this external link explaining NtfsUndelete with images.