[kwlug-disc] Recovering deleted files

Jason Locklin locklin.jason at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 15:39:58 EDT 2009


ntfsundelete requires access to the device (unmounted). So yes local,
but not mounted. On second reading, that might not be what Oksana was
asking for. ntfsundelete just tries to recover files that have been
marked deleted by the file-system but haven't yet been completely
overwritten.

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Jason

unsolicited wrote:
> Does ntfsundelete require the ntfs partition to be mounted locally?
> 
> Oksana - it could sound like you were referring to an 'undelete server'.
> No?
> 
> Jason Locklin wrote, On 08/18/2009 2:42 PM:
>> I just recently used the ntfsundelete component of ntfsprogs to recover
>> deleted files on a Windows NTFS drive. There are other utilities for
>> Linux's native file-system ext3 (e2undel, recover). The utilities are
>> generally file-system specific, but I believe magicrescue can do some
>> file-system agnostic recovery work. Note, they are all command line
>> applications.
> 
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