Which of these would be the best use of the Linux command “dd”?
A) Compress and decompress a list of files
B) Force a file system check
C) Administratively halt a running process
D) Share a remote screen
E) Create a drive image
F) Fix the problem with your keyboard repeating characters
The answer: E) Create a drive image
The dd command can copy and convert files, and it’s often used to copy the contents of a partition to an image file.
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