PhotoRec – Recover Deleted or Lost Files in Linux

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Aaron Kili

Aaron Kili is a Linux and F.O.S.S enthusiast, an upcoming Linux SysAdmin, web developer, and currently a content creator for TecMint who loves working with computers and strongly believes in sharing knowledge.

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9 Responses

  1. yagnajee says:


    It was really working superb. nice article i recovered my photos simply and very easily. thank you for sharing this post with us. keep moving

  2. Pedro says:


    I accidentally deleted the a picture folder that has many folders inside (like 001,002,003,004..etc), can it restore the whole folder structure? or just get the files back?


  3. Faruk ÜNAL says:

    Thanks a lot, thanks a lot! I’m a student in Turkey, so I can’t express myself but you saved me!

  4. niraj vara says:

    not working only creating a lots of directory like recup_dir.(1..33) . inside that directory nothing found useful to recover the files or folder…

    • Aaron Kili says:


      Did you specify the type of files you want to recover, i mean the extensions? It worked fine for me, however, if you have stored more files recently on the partition you are trying to recover from, your files deleted earlier on get overwritten.

      Try to use it on another partition and see if it works. Thanks for the feedback.

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