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I did a stupidity. Using find command I deleted near 500GB of files.

is there a REAL way to recover it?

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Try extundelete. –  Ency Jan 25 '11 at 21:08
    
did not work. :/ –  Nicl Jan 25 '11 at 21:27

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In general, no, there's no easy way to undelete files on most Unix filesystems. For specific filetypes (such as photos), your prospects are a little better; see this document, for example.

This document talks about using the debugfs command to recover deleted files, but I don't know if this is applicable to ext4 (and as the article says, there's no guarantee of success).

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Thank you!, I recovered a lot with PHOTORECOVERY, mostly mp3 files! –  Nicl Jan 26 '11 at 0:31

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