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TestDisk is the way to go. Read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DataRecovery and follow the steps. If you can, use a different computer to browse and ask for advice and stop using your machine. Normal use of your computer can overwrite the data that you are trying to recover.
Try to set: dconf key org.mate.background.show-desktop-icons to: false
It appears I didn't have caja-share installed. I installed it and now I have both Sharing Options and Share Folder entries in the context menu. Using Share Folder still behaves as described in the question, but Sharing Options does what I want: I can share without root password, and share with everyone in both RO and RW. It seems both entries don't act at ...
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