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extundelete - utility to undelete files from an ext3 or ext4 partition.
extundelete [options] device-file...
extundelete is a utility that can recover deleted files from an ext3 or ext4 partition
extundelete uses the information stored in the partition's journal to attempt to recover a
file that has been deleted from the partition.
There is no guarantee that any particular file will be able to be undeleted, so always try
to have a good backup system in place, or at least put one in place after recovering your
Prints the version number of extundelete.
--help Print a brief usage summary for extundelete.
Name of the partition that has deleted files, such as /dev/sda3.
Could also be the file name of a copy of the partition, such as that made with dd.
Prints information about the filesystem from the superblock.
Prints information about the journal from the journal's superblock.
Prints the information from the inode number of the filesystem given, such as
Prints the contents of the block, called as "--block 9652".
Attempts to restore the file which was deleted at the given filename, called as
Used to restore inodes by number, called as "--restore-inode 2569".
Also accepts a list of inodes separated by only commas, such as "--restore-inode
Restores a list of files. First, construct a list of files in the same style as
used in the --restore-file option, and save it to the file "filename".
Then, this option may be used to attempt to restore those files with a single call
This form also reduces redundancy from multiple calls parsing the journal multiple
Restores all files possible to undelete to their names before deletion, when
possible. Other files are restored to a filename like "file.NNNN".
Restores all files possible to link to specified directory to their names before
deletion, when possible.
Specifies the device that is the external journal of the file system.
Specifies the block number of the backup superblock to be used when opening the
Specifies the block size of the partition to be used when opening the file system.
Only restore files deleted before the date specified, which should be in the form
of the number of seconds since the UNIX epoch. Use a shell command like
$ date -d "Aug 1 9:02" +%s
to convert a human-readable date to the proper format. The conversion from the
number of seconds to a readable format may be found by using either of the
$ date -d@1234567890
$ perl -le "print scalar localtime 1234567890"
Only restore files deleted after the date specified, which should be in the form of
the number of seconds since the UNIX epoch.
See the notes for the --before option for more information.
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