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GNU ddrescue

https://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/
Data recovery tool

Ddrescue is a data recovery tool. It copies data from one file or block device (hard disc, cdrom, etc) to another, trying hard to rescue data in case of read errors. The basic operation of ddrescue is fully automatic. That is, you don't have to wait for an error, stop the program, read the log, run it in reverse mode, etc. If you use the logfile feature of ddrescue, the data is rescued very efficiently (only the needed blocks are read). Also you can interrupt the rescue at any time and resume it later at the same point.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/manual/

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Licensing

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License:GPLv2orlaterGenium7 February 2017



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Antonio Diaz Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ddrescue
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gddrescue
Mailing List Subscribehttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-ddrescue
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ddrescue
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ddrescue


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 May 2018.



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