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Need help recovering files after mounting new volume

So I used the guide in this answer to mount a new volume to /var/www: Allowing apache to access multiple volumes under AWS However, after doing it, my /var/www appears to have been cleaned out. I ...
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Taking an image of a failing boot drive

Ok, so my Ubuntu 12.10 install seems to have gone slightly sideways. It currently boots from a Compactflash card that I was planning on replacing soon, but as luck would have it it's gone down now. ...
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Can memcache invoke a script to reload itself after startup on Ubuntu?

Since memcache stores everything in ram, it will lose its store after a node recovers from failure. Does memcache offer a hook to invoke a script after it starts up? We want that script to do ...
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759 views

How to perform repair operations on ddrescued image?

How can I perform Testdisk or fsck on HDD image file created by ddrescue? Can I mount it and then will it be writable drive? First thing I would like to try is to recover superblock on image.
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Scan ext4 partition without mounting it

My Ubuntu HDD failed today(hardware). I can't mount it, but there are some files which I need to recover before I get manufacturer replacement. Is there any software which will let me scan device ...
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recovering data from raid1 component disk

Need to recover data from raid1 component disk using ubuntu live usb disk. The existing software raid was broken. After many attempts, I removed degraded raid setup from BIOS but ubuntu live could not ...
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Automatic Incremental Off-Site Backups

I'm running a Linux server where incremental backups (ideally daily) are required. I want things to remain fast, but for the backups to be reliable. I'll be using Apache and a MySQL database, what's ...
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Data lost by VirtualBox [closed]

An Ubuntu LTS 10.04 vdi I was running crashed, and I'm unable to boot from it. I get stuck in initramfs. I'm able to mount the image as a secondary device on a working Ubuntu LTS 10.04 image, after ...
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Stuck in initramfs, need to recover data

I'm running Ubuntu LTS 10.4 on Virtualbox. Out of nowhere, I'm unable to boot into my VM and I get stuck in initramfs. I have another Ubuntu VM that I can mount the virtual HD to. I just want to ...
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Break up a dd image into multiple files

I'm doing some data recovery from a hard disk. The disk has about 300GB of data on it, but I lack another hard drive that has 300GB of free space. I have three HDs, with 150, 40, and 120 GB free. ...
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MIgrate Ubuntu to new hard drive?

I lost a secondary hard drive in an Ubuntu Server this week. No problem restore data to the primary driver and one the way we go! Wouldn't that be nice if it was the end of the story! I am later this ...