Oct 5 2012

Hard-Disk Partition Table management with “dd”.

Linux command dd seems unfriendly, but it is a very powerful command able to do many different things, like backup partitions, CD or USB stick or ca be used for zeroingMBR or the entire Partiton-Table.
The man page says: dd is an application that will “convert and copy a file”.

The GNU clone of dd is part of fileutils package and unlike most Unix commands, dd uses a keyword=value format for its parameters.
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