How to install testdisk on Ubuntu and to add universe repository

Execute the command in console in Ubuntu. The commands are made for  Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin). For your Ubuntu Version replace “precise” in these commands with your Ubuntu Version name:

sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise universe miltiverse"

sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-updates universe miltiverse"

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install testdisk

testdisk device

You can use also alternative

fsck.ext4 -p device

For further Information how to use testdisk visit the following sites.

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/Data_Recovery_Examples

 

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