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recover data from autoclean

I have used sudo apt-get autoclean command and sudo apt-get clean command but didn't knew that I'll loose all my data. Is there any way to recover that data?
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1answer
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How to mount / after running “apt-get remove php5-curl”?

While trying to tear down a Drupal dev environment, I ran sudo apt-get remove php5-curl It started removing all kinds of packages, like the browser, among other things. I hit Ctrl+C when I saw what ...
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Recovering an Ubuntu installation - Ubuntu eats itself after 'sudo apt-get install -f'

Updater (I assume) put a no entry style alert icon on the panel which informed me that certain package dependencies were not up to snuff. Upgrades were thereafter only partial. The dialogue advised ...
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3answers
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How to resolve “Failed to download repository information”?

Whenever I try to install anything with the Ubuntu Software Center, the following error appears. Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. E:Unable to ...
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2answers
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Shutdown during 'apt-get upgrade' and cannot enter system

I power off my laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 during apt-get upgrade, then I power on and choose Ubuntu in grub, but after the Ubuntu logo, a blurred screen comes. Then I choose recovery mode in grub, and ...
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1answer
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reinstalling /var/lib/dpkg [closed]

The hard drive on my server that contains /var crashed yesterday. I do not have backups for everything in /var/lib. Regarding the list of packages installed, I have a backup file using the following ...
3
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1answer
958 views

How to recover from uninstall of ubuntu-desktop?

In my infinite wisdom, during a system upgrade, I somehow managed to remove 'ubuntu-desktop' and several other key packages. As a consequence, my desktop is now gone - I only see a standard X terminal ...
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0answers
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How do I fix a corrupted /var/lib/dpkg/status? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I rebuild a corrupt dpkg status file? I just discovered that /var/lib/dpkg/status is corrupted (details): $ sudo dpkg --audit dpkg: parse error, in file ...