Ext3 Data Recovery

in Linux

I recently found myself in a tough situation when I accidentally typed rm * <dir_name>/ as opposed to rm <dir_name>/* , deleting the current project I was working on. Having instantly realized my mistake, I quickly unmounted my drive and powered down the machine I was working on. As I frantically searched the net for some way to undo what I had just done, it seemed as though my month’s hard work was slipping further and further down the drain. Almost every post and response I found seemed to point towards the horrible truth that I might have to rebuild my entire project from scratch. This, of course, was not a suitable solution.
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Andrew Vayanis

I am a Software Engineer, Technologist, Gamer, but most importantly, I am a student of life.

Engineering Lead

California, USA