UnDeleting Files in Linux?
andor at nl.linux.org
Tue Dec 7 08:15:14 UTC 2004
actually this is more or less impoissble.
Normally if a file in linux is gone, it's gone :)
however, I've seen an undelete for ext2fs once, never tried it.
On Mon, 6 Dec 2004, Hart Larry wrote:
> Well, I wish I had not made this error, but I was useing lynx to browse-and-tag
> mp3s for deletion last Friday evening. Well, when I hit r to remove the tagged
> files, it asked me about removing mp3? Well, I wasn't paying enough
> attention--and just hit a y. Not hearing anything for several seconds, I
> realized what I had done, so I hit controll c. The final upshot was I had
> nuked at least 7 sub-directories inside my main mp3 section. I did google
> searches--and found a recover program, however, it will not work on ext3, only
> ext2. Supposedly fsck has an undelete function but you must know the exact
> file name. I tried running easyrecovery in windows with jaws, but was not
> easily able to select drives or directories. The program with ext2 says it
> would actually put the files back, as I may not have enough space to store them
> on another drive. Also, in addition to ext3 I have some windows fats.
> Obvious questions are, if there are any friendly programs and options I can run
> in Fedora 1 to restore these files?
> Thanks ever so much
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