Paladin of the Pegasos
Posts: 1307 from 2003/2/24
First, don't write anything to HD (don't create new panels etc) before trying to recover the old panel.
The path Kronos is talking about is SYS:Prefs/Ambient/Panels. Take a look at that directory if you'd happen to have any files there. I think that deleting a panel would also delete the .bak file, so it might be empty after all.
Recently deleted files can be found from the .recycled directory as jacadcaps suggests. Open your System partition on Ambient and hit the / key and type .recycled after the partition name to get into that directory. Look for files with names like yourpanelname.prefs, there might be several versions of it with different ending, copy the latest one back to the SYS:Prefs/Ambient/Panels/ directory and rename it to end with ".prefs". Reboot and you should see the old panel again. If you want to do the same from the shell, cd into SYS:.recycled and do the same steps.