GNU ddrescue 1.20 Has Many Changes
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 14 September 2015 at 06:43 PM EDT. Add A Comment
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Version 1.20 of ddrescue was released today as the latest version of this GNU recovery tool for trying to rescue good parts of a file or block device in case of read errors.

The GNU ddrescue 1.20 release has a number of new options, better direct disc access, read-only map files support, and a variety of other changes.

More details on GNU ddrescue 1.20 via the mailing list announcement. If you're unfamiliar with ddrescue you can learn more about the project from its site.
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