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Re: Lost Files (Gene Heskett)



On Sat, 2009-04-25 at 12:09 +0800, 王召峰 wrote:
> Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 06:11:30 -0400
> From: Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net>
> Subject: Re: Lost Files
> To: jolmstead1 gmail com,    "Community assistance, encouragement, and
>     advice for using Fedora."    <fedora-list redhat com>
> Message-ID: <200904240611 30464 gene heskett verizon net>
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> 
> On Friday 24 April 2009, jolmstead wrote:
> >I screwed up and now I am in a bad spot.  I hope someone can help me.
> I am
> > pretty new to Linux.  I am just taking my first course and setup a
> laptop
> > with Fedora Core 10 and Windows Vista dual booting.
> >
> >Because of so many bugs and my lack of expertise my wife wanted me to
> move
> > all of her OpenOffice.org files from the Linux operating system to
> Vista. 
> > So I thought I could just move everything from her home directory to
> the
> > /media/disk directory and all would be good.
> >
> >Well, from the command prompt I created a folder in /media/disk and
> moved
> > everything there.  Then I booted into Vista and the folder wasn't
> there.  I
> > thought Windows maybe can't read the directory created by Linux so I
> went
> > back to Linux and to my surprise it was missing from there too!  Now
> it's
> > nowhere to be found and I'm afraid everything she had is lost.  Does
> anyone
> > know of a way I can retrieve those files?
> 
> I don't believe there is, unless someone has written an undelete for
> ext3.
> 
Yes there is. It is called sleuthkit as I said earlier,, described in
Linux Journal April 2009.


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