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I have accidentally deleted files from my VPS server bought from Linode. It uses Ubuntu 12.04. How can I recover the files. I hadn't enabled backup for it.

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You have to ask from Linode if they have any backups.

Now, the next step for you is to start taking your own backups.

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I have asked linode for backups. And there is no backup from my side for certain files. –  Sudip Kafle Aug 28 '13 at 6:32
    
Sorry, then you are out of luck. If you can get the whole disk image for your server (as in whole /dev/sda or so), you can run PhotoRec http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec against it and see if it can find the files. –  Janne Pikkarainen Aug 28 '13 at 6:38

Short answer .... NO. Remember backups are your responsibility and an important one at that.

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