`GNU ddrescue` is a data recovery tool for block oriented media.

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Migrate Ubuntu to bigger HDD

I have a multi-boot system and want to push my Ubuntu installation to a bigger partition on the same hdd, because I want the system to have more memory available. What I know so far is I can clone ...
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Read files after running ddrescue

I have run ddrescue on a hard disk, and got all data (2 partition) to another disk named part1.img and part2.img. How to proceed to read (list) the files in part2.img? I use fedora 14, 32 bit
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Why my rescued PDFs forms are empty?

First, I'm no expert, so don't assume I know much about data recovery. I'm using ddrescue and photorec to try to rescue files from a USB stick. It's a 32GB stick that has no more partition information ...
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Speed run through DVD with ddrescue

I'm using ddrescue to get data from damaged DVDs. If DVDs are badly damaged, the CDROM drive really struggles to read at all, and can spend 10 seconds continuously readjusting the beam arm or ...
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How to estimate loops/time for completion of GNU ddrescue (1.18.1) using current status?

Background/Context: I am currently running GNU ddrescue 1.18.1 to recover data from a USB that experienced a cable disconnect while I was writing a virtual disk image onto the disk2s1 partition. ...
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Splitting ddrescue output image into 2 files

My ext4 disk crashed and I'm using ddrescue to try to rescue it. However the crashed disk is 3tb, and I only have another 3tb drive for the image file. I assumed that this image file will be too big ...
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Drive disappears from dev during ddrescue copy or testdisk recovery

I have been trying to recover data from a Seagate 7200.11 1.5TB drive (2 ext4 partitions_ for 3 days now, predominantly with ddrescue and testdisk, but because of some critical error on the disk ...
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Resuming ddrescue always restarts at first retry?

I'm using ddrescue to make an image of a faulty harddrive. I followed a tutorial that used the -r3 and logfile option. After a few hours, the tool made one pass and tried to read the bad sectors on ...
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What are some suggestions for using hdiutil (or other tools) to assist in recovery of files from dmg image?

Background I am attempting to recover information from a USB using GNU ddrescue 1.18.1. I have completed the rescue operation output from the /dev/disk2s2 partition to a disk image file on a ...
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What tools sould I use in Bootmed?

My Mom has an Acer Aspire E1-472P 6860, and Windows has gotten corrupted and kind of just failed. I've started to use bootmed os to recover data from the hard drive. This is the error I get when ...