Unerase Files

Jensen Somers jensen.somers at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 14:23:39 UTC 2007


On Nov 7, 2007 3:16 PM, Jan Sneep <jan at azureservices.ca> wrote:
> Is there some command or tool I can use to unerase a folder and the files in
> it?
> I used the "Move to Trash" in Nautilus, but when I went to the Trash to
> restore the files, the Trash was empty!! and yet the folder and it's files
> were gone ... :O(
> I searched the package manager and the only thing that looks like it might
> do the trick is "gddrescue", but before I make things worse I thought I had
> better ask what's the best approach.
> Jan
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You might want to check the .Trash folder (in your home directory, or
if it was on a specific partition (eg: external usb hdd)). I have
noticed that sometimes the files are moved to .Trash but the Trash can
stays empty.

- Jensen

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