I was trying to make a bootable usb stick but i accidently formatted my 1TB hard disk. Is there a way to recover my files. The command that i used for formatting my disk

 sudo dd if=ubuntu-gnome-15.10-desktop-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=1M 

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You could try testdisk or other partition recovery program. You probably lost some data. You can follow this tutorial: testdisk tutorial else sources: similar question

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