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How to recover files I deleted now by running rm *? [duplicate]

By mistake I ran rm * on the current directory where I created many c program files. I had been working on these since morning. Now I can't take out again the time that I spent since morning on ...
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How to recover a file just deleted [duplicate]

I just deleted a file in Nautilus with Shift+Delete, which warned me that "If you delete an item, it will be permanently lost." I wonder if there is no way to recover the file? My OS is Ubuntu 10.10.
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Undo file removed by rm commend on MAC terminal [duplicate]

I unfortunately deleted .bash_profile file from my MAC. Accidentally I typed rm .bash_profile. Now how can I get my file back?
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I deleted my home directory… can I recover it? [duplicate]

So I wanted to clean a directory and subdirectories from non .doc|.docx files and I ran the following command: rm -rf /home/user/dir/dir1/dir11/ !(*.doc|*.docx) and I just deleted my home directory (...
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How to undelete/restore the deleted files in ubuntu linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recovering deleted files on fedora undelete files from local fileserver I accidentally did rm * in a directory instead of another directory from console in a Ubuntu11 ...
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Recover an overwritten file [duplicate]

I had a linux plain text document file with close to 100000 lines, a size of 10 Mb. I accidentally overwrote the file via python code. But I got an exception in the middle of the code and think the ...
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Can we recover the data which has been truncated [duplicate]

Can we recover the data which has been truncated by >hello.log.
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How to recover deleted files in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Recover Deleted Fils in Ubuntu 14.04 Last night I made a horrible mistake on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine and I deleted the directory that contained my project's Javascript files. All the files where in ....
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rm -rf /home/ Recovery [duplicate]

OS :-Suse Linux Enterprise 12.0 File System :- ext3 I hit rm -rf /home/, immediately I did Contol+C so the command got canceled but until that time I lost ~9GB of data from this /home dir. I don't ...
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How to recover a modified file in Linux [duplicate]

I wanted to make a copy of my file and I generally use cat file1> file2 This time, I typed mistakenly cat file1> file1 Because of which the the contents of my original file are lost. Is ...
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How do I recover the contents of a file? [duplicate]

I accidentally executed man ls > info.txt and now I don't know how to recover the contents of the file.
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How to recover the data that has possibly overwriten by the installation of another system? [duplicate]

I had Linux mint installed in my computer in one partition and had another partition for Data. I just installed Ubuntu Kylin 14.04 and during the installation there was an option like "install Ubuntu ...
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Ran this script, recoverable? [duplicate]

I ran this script: https://gist.github.com/mesuutt/2f27d78d32fc31d477293155a24b7e3f and I thought it would deploy my static site blog to my GitHub pages account, but instead deleted almost all of my ...
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Yanked USB Key During Move [duplicate]

I'm using Fedora 17. I was backing up some files to a USB key. I was foolish and used the Move command instead of copy, and before the directory I was moving completed I accidentally yanked the usb ...
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Recover files from ext3 formatted external hard drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recovering deleted files on fedora I have an external hard drive that I had been using to store some photographs, but I accidentally installed Lubuntu on it. I'd like to know ...

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