Fedora Linux Support Community & Resources Center
  #1  
Old 2nd January 2010, 06:29 PM
thesun Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 533
linuxfedorafirefox
Creative ways to find a "lost" file?

Okay, for several weeks now I have been looking for a particular file, probably (but not certain) a jpg, that I used for the label of a cd that I made in 2005. Since then I have migrated through numerous Fedora versions and from hard disk to hard disk, and now I have almost no recollection of what the filename is. In addition, there's a chance that some file data might have been lost when I copied from hard disk to hard disk. The file might even have been deleted (though I kind of doubt it).

Can anyone suggest good ways to find it? I want to ideally find the exact same image because I'm trying to do a few more copies of the cd, and I think I used (gack) Windows labelmaker software when I did it back in 2005. Now I'm trying to redo it in Linux only. But I feel lame if I have to end up using a different image for the cd than the one I used before.

I've found some of the songs I was working on at that time, liner notes, etc., and I've looked through folders with files I thought were done at similar times, etc., etc., but short of running "find / -name '*.jpg'" and looking through each and every file I am wondering if there are other ways to locate it.

Anyone have ideas?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 2nd January 2010, 07:16 PM
aesir Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: ~
Age: 28
Posts: 175
linuxfedorafirefox
With digikam you can draw a sketch of the image you are looking and it will show you a list of similar images.
Watch the first video at http://www.digikam.org/drupal/node/321.

Good Luck
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
creative, file, lost, ways

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Simple ways install software for a "Development" system? tashirosgt Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 3 11th July 2009 07:04 AM
"Warning : cannot find root file system" clare314 Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 3 22nd April 2009 11:08 PM
"WARNING: Cannot find root file system", when F10 Live CD boots. cybercytes Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 1 27th January 2009 09:37 AM
Ways of fixing "startx" startup unsuccessfully linuxpcmancn Guides & Solutions (No Questions) 3 10th March 2008 02:18 PM
"WARNING: Cannot find root file system!" when booting Live CD Lollan Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 1 5th December 2007 05:14 AM


Current GMT-time: 22:34 (Friday, 01-08-2014)

TopSubscribe to XML RSS for all Threads in all ForumsFedoraForumDotOrg Archive
logo

All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s).
FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc.

Privacy Policy | Term of Use | Posting Guidelines | Archive | Contact Us | Founding Members

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2012, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

FedoraForum is Powered by RedHat