Recover deleted files in linux using Photorec easily

On October 13, 2009, in photorec, recover, by Dipin Krishna

PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from Hard Disks and CDRom and lost pictures (thus, its ‘Photo Recovery’ name) from digital camera memory. PhotoRec ignores the filesystem and goes after the underlying data, so it will still work even if your media’s filesystem has been […]


Recover your Linux Root Password

On September 5, 2009, in password, recover, root, by Dipin Krishna

Just follow the below steps to recover it. 1. Reboot your system and at the GRUB press “e”. Edit the first line and make sure it says “linux single”. Then press “b” to boot the new entry line. 2. You will now have access to a BASH prompt. Enter the following commands: cd /etcnano passwd […]


Restore grub boot loader

On June 11, 2009, in boot loader, Debian and Ubuntu, grub, recover, Restore, by Dipin Krishna

I installed ubuntu and then vista, i found that my ubuntu grub was lost.. I followed these steps to “restore” the “grub boot loader” of ubuntu.Here are the steps 1. Boot from the ubuntu Live CD. 2. Now open a terminal from Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal. 3. Now you need to start grub as […]