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Old 05-13-2016
How to list deleted files in UNIX?

Hi All,

Its an interview question. I just want to know the answer of below question.

1) How to list deleted files in unix
# 2  
Old 05-13-2016
Generally, you can't.
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Old 05-16-2016
thanks... but if we want it from recycle bin then , is there any way.

or recycle bin (such things) are not available in unix??

sorry this may b silly question but I am new to unix

Last edited by pspriyanka; 05-16-2016 at 05:48 AM..
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Old 05-17-2016
Deleted is deleted

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thanks... but if we want it from recycle bin then , is there any way.

or recycle bin (such things) are not available in unix??

sorry this may b silly question but I am new to unix
Hello,

in *nix deleted is deleted, no recycle bin like WIN !

Regards
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Old 05-17-2016
Diff from your backup?
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Old 05-17-2016
hi skrynesaver,

if we don't took an backup in that case I am trying to search an deleted files ...
# 7  
Old 05-17-2016
Hi,

Without a backup there is not really any way to recover or list the deleted files, once you delete files in Unix/Linux recovery is very difficult. I have had some luck with both "photorec" and "testdisk", but the system was not usable for a number of weeks while the recovery was ongoing.

Also I would say to you that if any new files have been created, it is almost certain that there have been a number of "inodes" and "data areas" over written.

Regards

Gull04
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