Recover private keys

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Sometimes machines give up on you this can cause loss of coins. Here's a start at an overview of how to recover private keys. If you're reading this just because you might go ahead and make some quick safe backups of your keys.

Android[edit]

adb?

Linux[edit]

If your OS fails booting it's probably best to boot from a USB key. After that you can probably find your way since you're a linux geek anyway. If not, try some of the following:

find /|grep wallet.dat # this takes time

Windows[edit]

Just boot from a Linux live key and refer to the Linux section

OSX[edit]

Not sure. You were using Time Machine, right? Otherwise, check the Linux section.

Source[edit]

http://coin.wiki/

See Also on BitcoinWiki[edit]