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One way to prepare for sudden SSD failure

Posted 07-01-2020 at 09:55 AM by beachboy2
Updated 07-03-2020 at 03:10 AM by beachboy2

Why SSDs die a sudden death:
https://blog.elcomsoft.com/2019/01/w...-deal-with-it/

There are several ways to prepare for sudden SSD failure.

Here I am using Grsync to manually backup the home folder (/home/fred) regularly to a second drive (/media/drive2).
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/rsync#Grsync

However, one essential refinement must be added to the usual Grsync backup procedure before the drive...
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DDRescue-GUI

Posted 11-02-2019 at 11:37 AM by beachboy2
Updated 11-02-2019 at 11:49 AM by beachboy2

DDRescue-GUI provides an alternative, simple graphical method for using ddrescue.

DDRescue-GUI:

https://launchpad.net/ddrescue-gui

Screenshots:
https://www.hamishmb.com/html/screenshots.php

To install, open Terminal:
Code:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hamishmb/myppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ddrescue-gui
Video-1:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B54-uZa7nxE

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