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Full Metal Backup Using the dd Command

Aug 22, 2016, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

As with any aspect of Linux, there are myriad ways to do a single task. Everything from your desktop GUI, running a web server, checking logs, and backing up your system. Finding how to do a task that best suits your need can sometimes be a drawn-out process. But, when you’re looking for a tool to handle a bare metal backup, your quest might very well begin and end with the dd command.

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