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Foremost on OS X

This page is a small tutorial explaining the installation of Foremost on OS X Lion.


  •  The first step is to download foremost on its sourceforge website (here)
  • Open a Terminal and type in the following lines :

Foremost should now be up and running.  To try a recovery from a USB drive type the following command :

In this case we used the options :

  • -v  for verbose mode
  • -T for timestamp 
  • -i which is the input (the usb drive)
  • -o the output (the directory where the files are located)
  • -t the files to recover (in this case all file types)
And that’s it.

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