PhotoRec – Recover Deleted or Lost Files in Linux

PhotoRec – Recover Deleted or Lost Files in Linux

Everyone had an issue now and again where they wish there was a quick easy way to get a file back either due to a typo, deleting it by mistake or some script gone mad. Restoring backups tend to take a bit long for those who a busy or less patient, so this handy tool may be just the answer, Usual for sysadmins to add it to their linux toolkit.

When you delete a file accidentally or intentionally on your system using ‘ shift + delete ‘ or delete option or empty Trash, the file content is not destroyed from the hard disk (or any storage media). It is simply removed from the the directory structure and you cannot […]