It’s the perfect nightmare and everyone do all his best to avoid it but sooner or later it happens.
Loosing data from a hard disk or a USB device is more common than you can image and everyone has experienced it!
Windows has different commercial solutions available to recover data and partitions but, if you use Linux, you need something different.
The best solution I found for Linux is an old but current article by Lifehacker.au that I strongly recommend if you are experiencing this kind of problems and want to solve them.
“…Gmail: When you sign up for any online service, you usually need to add an email address. If you usually use a Gmail account, Deseat.me can scour your email to find everything you signed up for and offer you ways to delete your account…”
“If your computer having problems or lags while using Windows operating systems, you’ll discover some fast and lightweight OS in this article. There is another post where we discussed best alternative operating systems that are not specifically for old PC’s”
Do you use a VPN to connect to Internet and increase your privacy? If you are one of the many you would be sure that the VPN you are paying is really working properly.
You can always use, via browser, one of those dedicated websites that check your Ip and, in some cases, test the real effectiveness of VPN and/or use Terminal.
But, for my experience, if you prefer to test your public IP without using the Terminal, the best tutorial for this specific task has been published by http://www.tecadmin.net.
Recommended!… if you are looking for an extra test that you can manage directly from Terminal.