We have heard of many software’s which help in recovering accidentally deleted files in Windows like Recuva , Undelete plus and many more but we have no idea as to how to get the deleted files recovered in our Linux systems. Though there are very less users of Linux and more of Windows but this operating system is gaining popularity and is been used in many colleges as it is less prone to viruses and false tricks.
Today I am going to tell you about some good software’s with the help of which you can recover deleted files in your Linus operating system. Though these tools do not have a great user interface but you can recover your files by just moving your arrow keys and pressing Enter key. With these software’s you can recover lost partitions too. Talking about the software’s the first one is TESTDISK. This software is used to recover lost partitions in your Linux operating system. You can lose your hard disk partition by dangerous and harmful viruses attacks or due to accidental removal of the partition.
When you will run the software which runs in the terminal mode you will see three options at the bottom of the screen select CREATE option. Then a list of hard drives will be shown where you can scan the lost partition. Thus select and of one of those drives. Then click on proceed using the arrow keys and then select the partition type and then write the data to your partition. Thus with these steps you can recover any of your hard drives which are not bootable or are destroyed.
Software is the PHOTOREC which helps you to recover deleted files in your Linux operating system. This software recovers documents like videos, pictures from USB drives, memory cards and hard drives. Even if your storage device is reformatted you can recover it if it has not been overwritten. This software also works in the terminal mode and by simple steps you can get your files. Just select the media from the terminal window and then select the type of file you want to recover and then follow the options written on the bottom of your screen and you will get your deleted files.
These software’s also work in Windows, Mac or any other UNIX system. These software’s are free to use you do not need to purchase them.