[nSLUG] Re: Calc file recovery help
mspencer at tallships.ca
Tue Feb 19 20:02:21 AST 2013
> when I type in the following:
> "locate *.xls | grep lgbtmovies.xls"
> it shows me the file that I have on the desktop.
So, no joy there. On the off chance that Openoffice Calc does some
clever but unknown-to-us trick renaming back-ups, perhaps try
something like this?
locate '*.xls' | grep btmov
locate '*.xls' | grep lgbt
Just offering guesses here. I once suggested to a desperate new
employee where I was visiting that he look for a lost file using
'find / [various_switches]' not realizing that their system was on AFS
so root of the system / actually embraced numerous remote systems
including all of umich.edu, mit.edu and several commercial entities
inter alia. I was only enlightened when I later tried it myself,
producing reams of error messages and shingling off onto the fog
forever, promising to return just after the heat death of the
Maybe a find / for all files newer than the time of the crash would
turn up something recognizable if you haven't created a great many
files since then.
Michael Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada .~.
mspencer at tallships.ca /( )\
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