Questions about: dd

Definition: dd stand for copy and convert, it's a utility of Unix and Unix-like operating system that used for convert or copying files and folder. Function: Copy a file, converting and formatting according to the operands dd syntax:dd [if=FILE] [of=
I made an image of my entire disk with dd if=/dev/sda of=/media/external_media/sda. img Now the problem is I'd like to mount an ext4 filesystem that was on that disk but mount -t ext4 -o loop /media/external_media/sda. img /media/sda_image obviously
Answer #: 1 Install pv and put it between input / output only dd commands. Note: you cannot use it when you already started dd. From the package description: pv – Pipe Viewer – is a terminal-based tool for monitoring the progress of data through a pi