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user-error: Minibuffer window is not active

I want to recover a file from system failure M-x recover-file It did not restore the auto-saved file, but to throw an error: /var/folders/n8/dz3thx0x4sd2p8zdqyqbflrc0000gn/T/#!Users!gaowei!desktop!...
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Emacs recover-session: which session should I recover?

My OS locked up while using Emacs. So I hard boot, reopen Emacs, and M-x recover-session. The OS locked up at Jul 6 3:05, there are two autosave sessions at 03:04 Which of the two 3:04 sessions ...
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Isn't there a better way to recover a crashed session?

I have the misfortune of having been issued a Mac for work. It crashes regularly. To add insult to injury, Emacs doesn't seem to be very good at recovering from these crashes. There is a recover-...
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Recovering multiple files

After a crash, I can recover-this-file, but, if I don't know which of many files may have been unsaved at the time of the crash, how can I find out? Can I recover them all in one go?
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recover backup files

Is there a command for recover the current file from the backup ? I have a file ~/temp.txt and some backup files !home!djangoliv!temp.txt.~1~ ... !home!djangoliv!temp.txt.~5~, !home!djangoliv!temp....