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How to Install TestDisk – Data Recovery Software for Linux

TestDisk :-

TestDisk is powerful free data recovery software! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again whenfaulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). Partition table recovery using TestDisk is really easy. these symptoms are caused by
TestDisk can

  • Fix partition table, recover deleted partition
  • Recover FAT32 boot sector from its backup
  • Rebuild FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 boot sector
  • Fix FAT tables
  • Rebuild NTFS boot sector
  • Recover NTFS boot sector from its backup
  • Fix MFT using MFT mirror
  • Locate ext2/ext3/ext4 Backup SuperBlock
  • Undelete files from FAT, NTFS and ext2 filesystem
  • Copy files from deleted FAT, NTFS and ext2/ext3/ext4 partitions.

To install TestDisk, run
# yum install testdisk -y

After successfully installation, execute below command to shell prompt.
# testdisk

Select Create and hit enter key,

From second interface, select your Hard Drive, from which you want to recover your Data or Partition and press Proceed option. This will recover lost data.

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