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how to recover deleted files that are deleted using rm? [duplicate]

I have deleted text file using rm. Now I have to recover it. How to recover it?
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Nautilus is very buggy recently, just lost 200 photos. Anyone else having trouble too? [duplicate]

I accidentially pressed the delete button and lost a big folder with important photos. The top menu bar only contains "Files" and no other menu categories, so couldn't select "undo". Ctrl + Z also ...
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How do I move (copy) my entire Ubuntu system to a different hard disk?

The HDD I have my Ubuntu installed is about to fail. I would rather not lose 3 years worth of data, customisation and apps. I am looking for a way to move the complete system (SWAP included, because I'...
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How do I make a bootable Ubuntu USB?

How do I make an Bootable Ubuntu USB containing the the latest version of Ubuntu? For completeness, how would I be able to do this on Ubuntu, Windows, OS X or another Linux distro?
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Do not understand where files have been moved by find + exec

I wanted to copy all my pdfs to a pdf folder, for that I used this find command with the -exec option. Before I started, I created a folder named pdf in this current folder sudo find . -type f -...
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Finding files deleted from shared partition

I recently accidentally deleted a file from a shared partition (I have a dual boot system). However, I only find the recycle bin of Windows on the shared partition, but no recycle bin of Ubuntu. In ...
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Files and folders automatically deleted. How to recover them?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.5. Everything was ok till yesterday. Today when I opened my laptop, some folder and files inside them were missing. I am quite sure I didn't deleted them. I deleted only one ...
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Recovering data in formatted partition

I know that this question may be a duplicate, but I really need help with this. My PC has a lot of partitions, and I formatted one of them. I need to recover it. But when I use testdisk, it takes a ...
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Is there any way to log activites performed by a user(another super user)?

I was exploring possibilities with Touch command, while I forged following situation in my mind. Suppose there are two admin's or super users (User A and User B) of a Machine/Server. UserB is ...
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Accidentaly removed ~/.local/share

I accidentaly removed ~/.local/share while i wanted to delete just a folder inside this folder. Do I have to reinstall my system? Or is there another way of fixing this?