[xubuntu-users] lost file - help

Vincent mailinglists at vinnl.nl
Fri Feb 26 17:39:26 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:19 PM, Lee Gold <leegold at operamail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'd like to know if a file is recoverable. I copied a file to a usb thumb
> drive from another usb thumb drive (actually I CUT & PASTED). I then
> accidentally pulled out the usb drive I copied to. Now the file is gone on
> both drives. Is there any way to get the file back?
> I'm use to windows were I do not have have unmount - I just pull it. But on
> Xubuntu I must dismount first else I've noticed I loose it all.
> I really need this file, is there any way?
> --
I've sucessfully recovered deleted files in the past using the "photorec"
application, which works in the terminal, but its website has excellent
documentation, and since the defaults are most often correct, it's not

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