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Selecting folder starting with .

#1 Post by dafasav »

I tried photorec to recover files from ext4, but I can't view folders staring with .

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Re: Selecting folder starting with .

#2 Post by cgrenier »

Currently you can select select a directory starting with a dot as the destination when using qphotorec but not when using testdisk or photorec.
As a workaround, you can create another directory and move it the directory of your choice once the recovery is completed.