Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Tue 15th Jul 2008 22:49 UTC
Linux The ext3undel utility can recover accidently removed data on ext3 filesystems. Users can recover a specific file by name, or they can restore all files marked as deleted. ext3undel is a wrapper for other recovery programs such as Photorec, Foremost and SleuthKit.
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by fsckit on Wed 16th Jul 2008 17:20 UTC
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I got a bit excited when I saw this and immediately went to work installing the script and it's dependencies. What I found is that it is entirely a crapshoot whether or not this thing will even be able to find the file you're looking for. More often than not, it didn't.

Edited 2008-07-16 17:20 UTC

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