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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.


hpr2072 :: That Awesome Time I Deleted My Home Directory

sigflup deletes her home directory only to recover one important file

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Hosted by sigflup on 2016-07-12 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: filesystem, grep, dd.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. | Comments (2)

Omg, Sigflup deletes her home directory! Commands in this episode include:



grep -b -a "what you remember" /dev/sd0a > /tmp/log
dd if=/dev/sd0a bs=1 skip=12345 of=/tmp/out count=123456


This is a capture of the program that sigflup recovered. It's a mouth tracker. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gf2NJrXGT4U


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Comment #1 posted on 2016-07-16T00:45:52Z by Frank

I hope I never have to do this, but I'm glad to know it's possible.

Thanks.

Comment #2 posted on 2016-07-17T17:31:45Z by brian

great info

I have had my best results with "testdisk", but definitely gonna play with this.

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