[HLUG] Recover lost data

Matt Jones matt at mattjones.me.uk
Fri Mar 13 20:06:18 UTC 2009

Testdisk/photorec, which are in the ubuntu repos. It's console based,
but pretty easy to use and has saved my skin a couple of times.
Testdisk is used for resorting the file system, photorec searches for
and recovers the files.


On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 7:46 PM, Paul Stenning <paul at vintage-radio.com> wrote:
> There is an article on this month's Linux Format about data recovery
> from hard disks using linux tools.
> Best regards,
> Paul Stenning
> www.vintage-radio.com
> www.vintage-radio.net
> www.service-data.com
> www.sp-tech.co.uk
> Morven Lewis-Everley wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I have a rather distraught friend of my mums who has lost data on a USB
>> drive.
>> I was wondering if anyone knows any software (preferably open source) that
>> can recover the data (I am aware there is a very small chance however).
>> Cheers,
>> Mo
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