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How to make disk image with dd on Linux or Unix

How do I create disk image using dd command? How do I perform disk cloning from a live Linux cd for backup or recovery purpose?
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How To Add Swap on FreeBSD Unix Systems

I need additional swap space to improve my FreeBSD Unix server/desktop performance. How do I add a swap file to FreeBSD system using command line options without creating a new partitions? How do I encrypt swap space on a FreeBSD Unix server for security purpose?
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Ubuntu Linux Create and Add Swap File Tutorial

I‘m a new Ubuntu Linux version 14.04 LTS user. I need additional swap space to improve my Ubuntu server performance. How can I add a swap space on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS using command line over the ssh based session?
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OS X: Create and use Live USB Fedora Linux Media

My new Dell Laptop has no DVD or CD drive. I’m trying to create a bootable Fedora Linux 20 USB using UNetbootin utility as described here. But, UNetbootin failed to create bootable USB image on OS X. How do I create Fedora Linux 20 USB Media in Apple OS X using command line options?
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Linux dd Command Show Progress Copy Bar With Status

I am using dd command for block level copy and just found out that there’s no built in way to check the progress. How do I use the Linux or Unix dd command while coping /dev/sda to /deb/sdb and display a progress bar when data goes through a pipe? How do I monitor the progress of dd on Linux?
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HowTo: Create Slackware Linux Bootable USB Pen Drive

How do I Install Slackware Linux version 13.13 using a bootable USB stick under Unix or Linux operating systems?
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Linux Delete / Remove MBR

I‘ve installed an usb image on Pen drive along with MBR. Now, I need to use this USB pen for other purpose. Is there a way in Linux to delete the mbr (just like dos fdisk /mbr command)?
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FreeBSD: Permanently Delete / Remove Files With Shred

I‘m going to upgrade my FreeBSD 7.x server hard disks and going to send back the original 73GB hard disk to my vendor. I wanted to make sure that no one should able to use my personal data from old hard disk, especially files stored in /home/you/projects directory. I know how to use sDelete under MS-Windows to delete a file permanently. How do I permanently erase files under FreeBSD operating systems?
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Linux Remove All Partitions / Data And Create Empty Disk

How do I remove all partitions, data and create clean empty hard disk under Linux operating systems?
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Linux / UNIX: Find Volume Information From CDs and ISO Images

Q. I can use dd command to create ISO images from a CD but how do I get volume information from CDs and ISO images from a shell prompt?
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