File Recovery

If you were working on a document on a library computer prior to a crash or being logged out, the file may be recoverable.

Computer Lab Macs

  1. Log back on
  2. Select the Go menu at the top, then "Go to folder"
  3. Type /var/publictemp/your-username.
  4. The folders you will see are named based on date and times of logout - based on this, explore the folders for your file.
  5. If you have problems you can get help from the ETC computer helpdesk.