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recover deleted files and directories

Postby zOro@debian » 2018-10-14 15:24

hello geeks im having a very bad issue with my hdd im using debian stretch 9.3 stable and today i wanted to install lutris ( a gaming platform for Linux ) then i installed fortnite through it but the download didn't completed so i entered the lutris interface then select delete the game after the process completed i entered my 375gb ntfs partition which was fortnite and my whole data in it and find out that all of the data had gone but the partition still there empty so i think lutris deleted my partition data when i deleted the game so is it possible to recover all of my iso images,vm's,movies,photos,etc?! please help me its really important data
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Re: recover deleted files and directories

Postby bw123 » 2018-10-14 15:48

Haven't used ntfs much lately but open a terminal and type this:
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man ntfsundelete

read.
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Re: recover deleted files and directories

Postby GarryRicketson » 2018-10-14 17:24

please help me its really important data

Why not restore from the back up you made, I am sure if the data is all that important you have been making backups ?
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Re: recover deleted files and directories

Postby None1975 » 2018-10-15 12:52

GarryRicketson wrote:Why not restore from the back up you made, I am sure if the data is all that important you have been making backups ?

It may be that he has not backed up.
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Re: recover deleted files and directories

Postby Segfault » 2018-10-15 13:22

None1975 wrote:
GarryRicketson wrote:Why not restore from the back up you made, I am sure if the data is all that important you have been making backups ?

It may be that he has not backed up.

How come. Any hard drive can die any time. If there is important data then there are backups.
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Re: recover deleted files and directories

Postby zOro@debian » 2018-10-15 19:37

bw123 wrote:Haven't used ntfs much lately but open a terminal and type this:
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man ntfsundelete

read.

thx for your help i recovered almost 93% of the data with testdisk but you helped me alot with your method thx
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Re: recover deleted files and directories

Postby zOro@debian » 2018-10-15 19:41

arochester wrote:https://itsfoss.com/recover-deleted-files-linux/
https://www.tecmint.com/photorec-recove ... -in-linux/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kkt1-QeS9Qs

Testdisk is available from Repository.

thank you so much for your help i really appreciate it i recovered almost 93% of the data with your method thx
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