How-to Install TestDisk and Getting-Started Recovering Disk Partitions on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

January 29th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Partition/Disk Recovery on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial




Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting Started with TestDisk Partitions Scan and Disk Recovery Tools on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64bit GNU/Linux.

TestDisk is powerful free data recovery software! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software: certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). Partition table recovery using TestDisk is really easy.

TestDisk can:

  • Fix partition table, recover deleted partition
  • Recover FAT32 boot sector from its backup
  • Rebuild FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 boot sector
  • Fix FAT tables
  • Rebuild NTFS boot sector
  • Recover NTFS boot sector from its backup
  • Fix MFT using MFT mirror
  • Locate ext2/ext3/ext4 Backup SuperBlock
  • Undelete files from FAT, exFAT, NTFS and ext2 filesystem
  • Copy files from deleted FAT, exFAT, NTFS and ext2/ext3/ext4 partitions.

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

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Install TestDisk and Getting-Started Recovering Disk Partitions - Featured
  1. Open Ubuntu Software Center

    Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Installing TestDisk for Partition/Disk Recovery - Open Ubuntu Software Center




  2. Search for: “Partition scanner”

    Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Installing TestDisk for Partition/Disk Recovery - Ubuntu Software Center Search

  3. Select the Package and Click on Install

    Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Installing TestDisk for Partition/Disk Recovery - Installing Test Disk

  4. Getting-Started Recover Disk Partitions on Ubuntu:

    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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