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hpr2072 :: That Awesome Time I Deleted My Home Directory

sigflup deletes her home directory only to recover one important file

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Hosted by sigflup on 2016-07-12 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: filesystem, grep, dd.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. | Comments (2)

Omg, Sigflup deletes her home directory! Commands in this episode include:



grep -b -a "what you remember" /dev/sd0a > /tmp/log
dd if=/dev/sd0a bs=1 skip=12345 of=/tmp/out count=123456


This is a capture of the program that sigflup recovered. It's a mouth tracker. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gf2NJrXGT4U


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Comment #1 posted on 2016-07-16T00:45:52Z by Frank

I hope I never have to do this, but I'm glad to know it's possible.

Thanks.

Comment #2 posted on 2016-07-17T17:31:45Z by brian

great info

I have had my best results with "testdisk", but definitely gonna play with this.

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