I was trying to recover deleted files on Mac from the Terminal. However, when I opened the Terminal window and tried to perform any command, the Mac OS X told me that command not found. I had emptied the Trash before making the file recovery command, is it possible to recover deleted files from Mac Terminal? If there's any possibility, how can I recover deleted files from Mac Terminal? Please help!
Mac OS X offers Terminal for us to control Mac machine. The Terminal makes it much easy and effective to perform commands under Mac OS X for many of us. And sometimes we can even recover deleted files from Mac Terminal by making the file recovery command. But we may don't know the command to recover deleted data with Mac Terminal. Therefore, this article will talk about recovering deleted data from Mac terminal.
Actually, recovering deleted files from Mac Terminal is using "cd .Trash" command to invoke Trash and using "mv xxx ../" command (replace the "xxx" part of the format with the full name of the file we deleted and now want to recover) to move the file from Trash. So it is impossible to recover deleted files from Mac Terminal if we have emptied the Trash before we try to recover deleted files from Mac Terminal. Besides that, when we enter the Terminal commands incorrectly, we will just get the "command not found" message.
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