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Data recovery in ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 dual booted with windows 8. While I was using Ubuntu, all of a sudden my system went into a suspend mode and when I logged back in all my data was gone. It was Ubuntu in its ...
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How can I recover my data after formatting ubuntu with ubuntu?

I blew up everything while installing ubuntu 13.04 in a machine with ubuntu 12.04 installed in it. I erased the whole data accidentally. I had a separate space called backup in older OS. Having ...
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Recover files from Ubuntu live usb without booting [duplicate]

I have a persistent Ubuntu live usb flash drive that fails to boot. How can I recover data that was saved on the drive? I can still mount the drive without booting. The drive contains a file called ...
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External HDD error - data recovery Ubuntu 12.04

I recently connected my external HDD to Ubuntu 12.04, but now it's not working. If I try to use ntfsfix in the terminal it gives this error message: abcd@ubuntu:~$ sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdb1 [sudo] ...
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Recovering data after already installed a new OS

Ok so I made the choice a few days ago to change operating systems. I had a 50 GB install of Ubuntu and wanted to try out Arch Linux. So I made a new folder and went through my entire file system and ...
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How to find the device name of an HDD that won't mount?

I have a failing HDD that I want to recover data from, using ddrescue. However, I don't know how to find the device name. When I booted Ubuntu with the disk plugged in, Ubuntu seemed to get stuck ...
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Does a partition need to be mounted before data transfer to USB?

I'm trying to use Ubuntu 12.04 to transfer data from an unbootable hard-drive in Windows XP to a usb. Does the partition need to be mounted beforehand? Also, I read I could use ddrescue to perform ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stuck on loading screen. How can I save my data?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 since months, but from one day to another Ubuntu is not booting anymore. I installed it with Wubi under Windows Vista. How can I save the data I have on my Ubuntu? I tried ...
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Cannot access windows 7 NTFS /users/USERNAME all other directories are ok

a friends HDD is having some major issues and i am trying to recover data. Windows will blue screen due to the hdd failure, even using another PC with windows installed the diskmanagement tool hangs ...
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Deleted almost everything. Recovery methods?

I deleted almost everything on the system except chromium and pdf I guess. No software centre no apt-get. I mean there is nothing. Is there anyway I can restore all the bundled software etc with ...
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Recover data from a FAT32 hard disk?

I have connected a failed hard disk which has a detectable FAT32 filesystem. I Dont know the nature of the damage. What is the easiest way to recover the data from the drive?
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How to recover data from formatted swap?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I have 4 partitions of hard disk. 1st of 43 GB contains Windows 7, 2nd (43 GB) and 3rd (32 GB) contained valuable data and 4th of 42GB contains Ubuntu. Now, while installing ...
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Access locked files from Windows XP

Because of a problem in an XP computer I had to use Ubuntu Live CD to access and save data to an external USB drive. Now, some of the folders in the USB can be accessed without any problem but some of ...
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Did I do something wrong while trying to recover files with foremost?

When I run this command on foremost, sudo foremost -i /dev/hda -o /recovery/foremost I get, Processing: stdin This right or did I miss a step when I followed this guide.
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Rescue All Files From (a Maybe Dead) Ubuntu

I am unable to get on Ubuntu so I want to rescue my art files. But I don't know how. I never did this before and I never experienced this before in an upgrade ether, I'm Kind of scared at the moment. ...