Recover Files From Digital Camera? (Fat 16 format)

Richard Esplin richard at
Thu Jun 4 21:59:16 MDT 2009

I haven't needed anything like this in a few years, and it looks like there are better tools out there now, but I wanted to mention the script that saved my bacon a couple of times:


On Thursday 04 June 2009 20:41:13 Kimball Larsen <kimball at> wrote:
> I have a little Fuji digital camera that I use quite heavily, but  
> recently I discovered that some of the photos that I had been storing  
> on the camera have been deleted on the memory card of the camera, but  
> are nowhere to be found in mine or my wife's iPhoto.
> So....
> What tools exist in linux to try to recover data from a FAT partition?
> Thanks!
> - Kimball

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