I have found photrec to retrieve lost data i have downloaded the file extracted it in windows then uploaded the extracted files to the linux systemwhen i run the program I get an permissions ... [by mark38]
You could try 'testdisk' It's in extra and is also available on the SystemRescueCD. 'testdisk' is a tool to recover lost partitions, but I wouldn't hold much hope for it to be successful for you.Included with testdisk is 'photorec'. It's a file recovery tool. It ignores the filesystem and tries to recover the data recorded.
So I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to get my internet set up. I've decided to try EasyTether but I can't seem to figure out how to make it work. I downloaded the .deb file and got it extracted, but when it comes to "Open Terminal on your Linux computer, type easytether connect, press Enter" I'm lost.
Long story short, my laptop was stolen, and I reacquired it a few days later to discover that Windows 8 had been installed over my Debian system. There was much emotionally important data on the HDD, and I'm looking to recover as much of it as possible.
I am getting an error- "Unknown file type 'A', extracted as normal file" while un-taring a set of files which has acl permissions set.
I had created the tar file in solaris as tar -cpfv Tarfilename.tar directory if I un-tar as tar xvpf Tarfilename.tar, it works great in solaris I had copied the tar file to Linux and tried to unatr using tar xvpf, it throws the warning Unknown file type 'A', extra
not sure about windows file systems, and how mint would handle them.you could alway try to look at the files as root. and from a terminal, if it doesn't work from a graphical file manager.but generally i'd be inclined to believe linux and say it's the hardware.try data recovery with testdisk/photorec.
TestDisk is a console based program for Linux that can be used to recover any kind of files, or partition under Linux system. Its pretty easy to install and use TestDisk to recover partitions or files on Linux. TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery utility! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions [...]