I am trying to use recover command to recover my deleted file, however when I use it, process got aborted with below error: recover: No valid standard devices found; are you a privileged user?

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Below are my system Details: OS: Ubuntu 10.04

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    Please post text as text. And can you show output of findmnt. – ctrl-alt-delor Apr 21 '19 at 12:51
  • To add text to this post, replacing the picture, run it again, select and copy all the text to paste, then click edit and you're back in the original question, where you can remove the picture and paste in the text. – K7AAY Apr 22 '19 at 15:48

I think recover can only be used on ext2 formatted disks. Please check if the file you're trying to recover is on this type - fdisk -l will display attached disks. Also if the file system is still mounted r/w there's a chance the deleted file has been over written.

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