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If you have no /var/log/syslog file, you can recover the commands (but not the timings) from the syslog file. use:grep 'CRON' /var/log/syslog you can then figure out the timings by looking at the date-stamps. Credits: Recover cron jobs accidently removed with crontab -r PS: To avoid such problems in the funture, try to add a cron to backup your crontab ...


Alternatively, open Terminal and type: sudo nautilus & That will open Nautilus as the superuser. You can copy anything anywhere you want, and it doesn't require installing anything.

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