Given this file $ cat hello.txt hello doge world I would like to remove a range of bytes to end up with this $ cat hello.txt heorld I would like to do this with dd if possible. The reason is ...
According to this article, by replacing: $ dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb [additional options] with: $ pv -tpreb /dev/sda | dd of=/dev/sdb [additional options] one can augment the default dd ...
dd can write repeating \0 bytes to a file very fast, but it can't write repeating arbitary strings. Is there a bash-shell method to write repeating arbitary strings equally as fast as 'dd' (including ...