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Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
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I was reading a hilarious blog, written in Greek though http://www.dotnetzone.gr/cs/blogs/zaxarias/archive/2006/10.aspx about a software developer working on the .net framework and being pressured all the time by his 40 managers (and the only software developer in the company) for project's deadlines and overall I found my self laughing pretty hard till they hired a young graduate where he was listening to death metal thinking that only Lisp is the best language and screaming Linux Rulez! ...
Like dd, dd_rescue does copy data from one file or block device to another.dd_rescue is a tool to help you to save data from crashed partition. It tries to read and if it fails, it will go on with the next sectors where tools like dd will fail. If the copying process is interrupted by the user it is possible to continue at any position later. It can copy backwards.