linux filesystem data recovery

Is it possible to recover a linux formatted disk with orignal disk structure?
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Daniel HelgenbergerCommented:
In therory. It worked for me only in lab setups, never in real live situations though. Always did a bare metal recovery or had this done by a professional service.
You can try parted/gparted:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=370121

SystemrescueCD is a small distro witch has all of the nessary tools on one bootable image:
http://www.sysresccd.org/SystemRescueCd_Homepage
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madunix (Fadi SODAH)Commented:
There is no reliable way to recover a deleted Linux file-system. All the methods are just best effort. The best suggestion is to do regular backup on the important files BEFORE it is deleted.


Check the following:

Is there a way to automatically recover the files in "/lost+found" directory?
https://access.redhat.com/site/solutions/36632

How to recover a deleted file in ext3 filesystem?
https://access.redhat.com/site/solutions/24862

How to recover a deleted file on ext2 file system?
https://access.redhat.com/site/node/2214
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