[svlug] oops, undoing rm on a sub-dir on Acomdata external HD
einfeldt at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 16:09:59 PDT 2008
On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 2:40 PM, Brandon Trussell <brandon2k3 at gmail.com>
> When I delete files from an external drive, using nautilus, it moves them
> to a .Trash directory at the root of the mount point.
> If the drive is mounted at /media/disk, there is a hidden folder created
> there by the file explorer called, .Trash.
I did find files there, but they were empty files. As luck would have it, I
did find the files that I had deleted elsewhere in a backup file, but I
didn't have access to that backup dir at the time that I wrote the initial
email. It would be good to know how to recover files in case this happens
again. So the question is: how to recover files if the files in .Trash are
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