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Re: Recovering accidentally deleted file folder

On 16-10-17, Richard Owlett wrote:
> It wasn't backed up - will have to follow advice  advice I've given others
> ;/
> I've not done file recovery since early days of WinXP.
> On the affected machine I'm running Stretch(9.1) with Mate desktop.
> The affected folders are on a partition normally mounted by a line in fstab.
> I immediately shut down.
> There is another instance of Debian on a separate partition.
> Logging in as root I edited fstab commenting out the appropriate line.
> I feel the the data is still valid - there is just no appropriate directory
> entries for the affected folder and its sub-directories.
> Guidance please.

You can use scalpel, or foremost. Both work fine, both are packaged in
Debian. You can use them both on hard drives/partitions and on imaged

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