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I have a old hard drive (with Ubuntu 32b) that was running my website. The site was located in /var/www/vhosts/debug.onlinelabtests.com

I removed the hard drive, and dropped in a new one. Install Ubuntu 64b. Mounted my old drive in /mnt/external .

I then made sure all my files were there /mnt/external/var/www/vhosts. I then went on to install Apache, MySQL and PHP.

After I installed vsftpd.

Then I went to download my old files and begin to migrate into the new server, and they were gone! Are my files gone for good?!

Currently my /var/www is empty.

Any help, greatly appreciated!

marked as duplicate by Eric Carvalho, rɑːdʒɑ, Thomas Ward, hhlp, con-f-use Mar 17 '13 at 12:59

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  • Are your files in /mnt/external/var/www/vhosts rather then /var/www =) – Panther Mar 1 '12 at 5:12
  • No. Looked.. I swear it was empty. Now it shows the following root@onlinelabtests:/mnt/external/var/www# ls index.html test.php which should be what is in just plain /var/www – Cameron Aziz Mar 1 '12 at 5:32
  • This question appears to be abandoned and unanswered, could you perhaps add more detail to your question? If this question no longer applies then you can either delete it or answer it yourself if you've solved the problem. Thanks! – Eric Carvalho Mar 17 '13 at 0:32