The dd command stands for “data duplicator” and used for copying and converting data. It is very powerful low level utility of Linux which can do much more like; • Backup and restore the entire hard disk or partition. • Backup of MBR (Master Boot Record) • It can copy and convert magnetic tape format, convert between ASCII and EBCDIC formats, swap bytes and can also convert lower case to upper case. • It can also be used by Linux kernel make files to make boot images. Only superuser can run this command because you...Read More
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