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Safecopy a whole directory

Safecopy can rescue a file or a partition from a failing hard drive. But what if you want to rescue a whole directory? It doesn't look like there's a way to do this in safecopy. Is there a command ...
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SafeCopy manually finish ISO

Good Morning, I am currently helping a good friend to recover her broken 1TB external HDD. She dropped the drive and now, it cannot be mounted anymore. After some research I gave safecopy a try. I am ...
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basic help with safecopy

I have a drive with "Many Bad Sectors". After much deliberation I've chosen to try recovering with safecopy (the choices of tools are overwhelming, and they are all just as cryptic to me - but I ...
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Recover audio CD after safecopy

I have an audio CD (burnt a few years ago) that I want to rip (with K3B or other) to flac. K3B was unable to complete and I realized the CD was damaged. I managed to recover the data with safecopy ...
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How to interpret the output of safecopy

Just as an example, this is one typical output line. ...........................[12767109](+112394240){X [12792709] X}[12818309](+209715200) I have gone through the DESCRIPTION OF OUTPUT in ...
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Why safecopy won't recover to /media/?

I tried to recover a HDD to a mounted device: safecopy --stage1 /dev/sdb3 /media/Volume/abc Than it says Error opening destination: /media/Volume/abc is a directory and If I run safecopy with ...
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How to select, copy and paste some columns from different files and create one file from them?

I want to create and organize data in a file from a number of files by selecting parts of the columns of the given files. I have more than 10 file to copy the second, third and forth columns of each ...
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How to clone a read-only portion of /proc file system

The problem with reading /proc file system is that it is not atomic. I tried using a library (procfs in Python) that wishes to read it, but it has glitches about 5% of the time because the process ...
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SafeCopy worked but I have a few problems

I had a 60G NTFS drive that had 28 physically bad blocks as reported by GParted. I used SafeCopy to recover to the root of an empty 500G drive using SafeCopy defaults. Everything worked as expected ...
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How do I run safecopy in terminal?

I'm very new to terminal and Linux. I have a crashed external hard drive that is spinning but won't appear on the desktop. I ran safecopy from terminal and this is what it said at the end Description ...