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Instead of “mv filename.sql newfolder” I did “mv filename.sql /newfolder” and wiped out a bunch of files?

Like I said, I moved a bunch of sql files but instead of moving them to a directory I seem to have renamed them and put them all in the root directory as one file named "newfolder" Can I undo this or ...
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linux - systemwide undo or go back in time

Is it possible to undo the entire computer's memory to five minutes in the past? For example, a text editor would be at a state of a 5 minutes ago as well as the web browser's state would also be at ...
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Undo tar file extraction mess

I just untar'd an archive that produced a mess of files into my tidy directory. For example: user@comp:~/tidy$ tar xvf myarchive.tar file1 file2 dir1/ dir1/file1 dir1/subdir1/ dir1/subdir1/file1 ...
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undo Linux's rm? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: UNDO LINUX Trash Command Hi, Is there any simple way to undo an rm command? The question is purely theoretical; I have NEVER deleted the log of a benchmark queue who ...
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Undo the Linux trash command

Can we undo operations done in a terminal, for example, file deletion through rm? Solutions obtained: Aliasing Undelete utilities Backup utilities LibCrash Versioning (FUSE)