howto recover home folders

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Fri Jun 26 06:31:29 UTC 2009

Arun Shrimali wrote:
> Dear Users,
> Recently I have installed Ubuntu 9.04 on the PCs in my network. All of
> these would working fine, but one of the PC is not working properly
> (could not boot), now I want to recover the home folders from that PC,
> repair the HDD and reinstall the OS and restore the folder.
> Is there any way I can have recover the home folder.

You should be able to just boot from the Live CD and then copy the
folder to an external drive.

Matt Flaschen

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