How-to Install TestDisk and Getting-Started Recovering Disk Partitions on CentOS 6.X 32-64bit Linux

September 12th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

CentOS 6.X Recovering Partition/Disk

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting Started with TestDisk Partitions Scan and Disk Recovery Tools on CentOS 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8 i686/x8664 Linux.

Inside the Article You’ll Find a Link to Detailed Guide on Getting-Started Scanning and Recovering Partitions on CentOS Linux.

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  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    CentOS 6.X Recovering Partition/Disk - Open Terminal

  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvf $HOME/Downloads/testdisk*.tar.bz2 -C /tmp/

    CentOS 6.X Recovering Partition/Disk - Extract Archive

  3. Relocate TestDisk for CentOS Linux

    su -c "mv /tmp/testdisk* /opt/testdisk"
  4. Making TestDisk Symlinks

    su -c "ln -s /opt/testdisk/testdisk_static /usr/bin/testdisk"
    su -c "ln -s /opt/testdisk/photorec_static /usr/bin/photorec"
    su -c "ln -s /opt/testdisk/fidentify_static /usr/bin/fidentify"
  5. Getting-Started Recover Disk Partitions on CentOS:

    Step-by-Step Recovering Example

    This recovery example guides you through TestDisk step by step to recover a missing partition and repair a corrupted one.

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