[OT] Hosed Xubuntu system

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Mon Nov 28 20:29:10 CET 2016


Can anything not running as root even do this?? And if not, is root account enabled? and if so, has the password been changed?

Bob S


On Nov 28, 2016, at 11:25 , Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com<mailto:ambassador at fourthworld.com>> wrote:

Richmond Mathewson wrote:
> Once *extundelete* told me "space has been reallocated" I knew
> everything was cooked.

It may not be recoverable, but I'm curious as to how it happened in the first place.

Anything noteworthy in ~/.bash_history, /var/log/auth.log, or /var/log/syslog?

Are those files even remaining?

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Richard Gaskin
Fourth World Systems
Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web



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