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undelete files on ext4

My mother has placed some important files on her /tmp per accident. Now, of course, they are gone. This happened yesterday (2 boots of the machine since) I want to try to undelete the files. They ...
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rabbitsvn deleted **all** my folders?

I was working with rabbitsvn and trying to export a file from an older revision, when suddenly all programs in the background just shut down. I go to my "Home"-folder to find out that all (!!) my ...
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Undelete files on an ext4 partition in-place

I've just removed most of the files in my home directory accidentally, using rm -f command. Anyway, I searched and found some of the tools for recovering deleted files, like extundelete, foremost and ...
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Folder from which to restore accidentally deleted files

Ubuntu 12.04. I accidentally deleted some files. I tried restoring them using nautilus, got an error message ("another backup operation in progress" - none that I started). From memory, isn't there ...
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Recover files deleted while using Xfce

I have moved some files to the trash and I emptied the trash. I would like to recover the files. I am running Xfce. I have tried to search in my system with find and locate for the files, without any ...
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Moved from windows lost all my files - Any File recovery Tools

Previously i was using the windows 7. When i try to replace the windows to ubuntu i lost all of my other drive files. Is there any way to recover these files. I have my project files and some ...
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I moved `/usr/share/gimp/2.0/` to trash and can't find it

I moved /usr/share/gimp/2.0/ to trash and now I can't find it. Is it gone because I moved it from a root owned directory to the trash? Is there a place I can download the file?
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How to recover a deleted user account

I have deleted a user account using the command userdel -r george. It deleted that user with their files. I need to restore that user and their files, is it possible? How can I achieve it?
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Recovering one specific deleted file

I am trying to recover one file, whose name I know, that I accidentally deleted using rm. I am using foremost and specifying the file extension (zip): sudo foremost -w -t zip -i /dev/sdc1 -o ...
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Undelete: Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened

I need to restore some files deleted from pratition. ben@ben-V5-171:~$ sudo ntfsundelete /dev/sdb1 Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already ...
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Extundelete Error

I messed up my computer pretty bad, deleted my documents folder. I'm in another OS now, and tried to run extundelete to fix it, most of it worked. BUT out of cruel irony, the only file I cared about ...
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Simple way to recover a deleted file in a sub-dir of an encrypted home directory (ext4 file-system)

I need a simple way to do it, such as one command or program to which: specify the directory the file was in ask for the list of the recoverable files found specify which files have to be undeleted ...
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Recover files from windows

I recently replaced my operating system windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04 and forgot to backup a few family pictures. And I was wondering if it's possible to retrieve them, and if how?
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Recovering SHIFT-DELETEd files?

I just shift-deleted some important pdf-files from my dual-boot system. The files were originally on Windows drive, but I deleted them from Ubuntu. I just used Foremost to recover, but it returns ...
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undelete files on ext4 with folder structure and everything

I've accidentally removed all my home directory (don't judge!). My early search results led me to applications like extundelete and photorec. But the results were not acceptable. extundelete exits ...
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undelete program [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to recover deleted files? Are there any ways to see deleted items already removed from trash, and restore them? I believe my picture folder from my data partition ...
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Recover encrypted /home erased after reinstaiing Ubuntu [duplicate]

the problem's next. i had my home dir encrypted, then, when i wanted to update my OS to a newer version, i, by mistake, chose the first option warning that all data will be erased. no sooner had the ...