mistakenly delete bin folder How can I restore it?

Posted July 4, 2020 582 views
Ubuntu 18.04

Hello, by mistake, delete the bin folder
rm -rf / usr / bin
And I can’t do anything, help please

Ubuntu 18.04

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Hi @digitalGiantSquid,

Unfortunately, in these situations, there is nothing to do except restore from a backup or snapshot. What you’ve actually done is removed the OS’s folder, every command such as cd, rm, mv, cp, etc. has bee removed from the server. That’s why you can execute anything.

As said, best and only option would be to resort to a backup.