how to undelete a directory with it's content after I deleted it using rm -rf /directory path

Posted on 2007-08-12
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
hi I removed a directory like this
rm -rf /opt/lampp
my question is how do I undelete it to get some important data that was not archived
Question by:shang3000
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    Accepted Solution

    You will not.
    Power off immediatelly and take Your HDD to data recovery specialist.
    If You think You can handle it by Yourself, follow
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    Assisted Solution

    By "not archived", do you mean the data was not backed up?  If so, then follow ravenpl's advise.  The longer you keep the server active after the deleted files, the more difficult it will be to recover them.

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