data recovery in Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS

Asked by Yogesh on 2020-02-13

I mistakenly deleted (not in trash) some important data from internal hard drive few days back. can anyone suggest a tool or way to recover it?

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #1 lists some tools for undeleting files.
If that is "important data", why don't you have a backup?

Yogesh (sharma-134) said : #2

hi thanks for that link
i am sorry for carelessness
I am interested in "GK" file mentioned below

sudo extundelete --restore-directory /media/nabi/a9176e2b-6211-4169-ac1e-3509020b256d -o restore /dev/sdd1NOTICE: Extended attributes are not restored.
Loading filesystem metadata ... 7453 groups loaded.
Loading journal descriptors ... 32503 descriptors loaded.
Failed to restore file /media/nabi/a9176e2b-6211-4169-ac1e-3509020b256d
Could not find correct inode number past inode 2.
Try altering the filename to one of the entries listed below.
File name | Inode number | Deleted status
. 2
.. 2
lost+found 11 12
caver-pymol-plugin-3.0.3 57933826
caver-pymol-plugin-3.0.3 (2) 57933825 Deleted
Untitled Folder 31719425 Deleted
Pigeonpea_genome 31326209 Deleted
GK 31719425 Deleted
.~lock.R Package.docx# 14 Deleted
Untitled Folder 31588353 Deleted
bharti 31588353 Deleted
extundelete: Operation not permitted while restoring directory.
extundelete: Operation not permitted when trying to examine filesystem

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #3

See the man pages for extundelete.
You will probably need the option "--restore-file GK" or something like that.

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