How to recover deleted files

steve reilly sfreilly at
Sun Apr 18 17:27:19 UTC 2010

Karl Larsen wrote:
> On 04/18/2010 10:03 AM, Hakan Koseoglu wrote:
>> Karl,
>> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Karl Larsen<klarsen1 at>  wrote:
>>>      In Linux, when you use rm -r it deletes the whole tree including
>>> all files. When you delete a Linux file it is gone.
>> As usual, not true. It's not easy but not completely impossible.
>> Sample:
>      Have YOU ever been able to save anything YOU deleted by accident? I 
> have tried and nothing I found would work. Why send this this guy back 
> on a hunt that will fail?
> 73 Karl

more specifically, the photorec package contained on the cd. (autposy is 
pretty sharp as well) have used this on dozens of machines successfully. 
windows or linux.  I would hate to think what would happen if I told a 
customer I couldnt recover data they accidently deleted or from a failed 
drive.  good luck.


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