progress bar

I‘m 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?

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I am a new Unix user. I am using rsync to upload and download a large size files. Is there a way to display the progress bar for file? How do I show progress while copying files using rsync locally or remotely on Linux or Unix like operating systems?

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