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RPM: magicrescue

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Current version: 1.1.9-alt1.qa1
Build date: 15 april 2013, 01:02 ( 347.4 weeks ago )
Size: 95.55 Kb

Home page:   http://www.student.dtu.dk/~s042078/magicrescue

License: GPLv2+
Summary: Magic Rescue is a file carving tool that uses "magic bytes" in a file contents to recover data
Description:

Magic Rescue scans a block device for file types it knows how to recover and
calls an external program to extract them. It looks at "magic bytes" in file
contents, so it can be used both as an undelete utility and for recovering a
corrupted drive or partition. As long as the file data is there, it will find
it.

It works on any file system, but on very fragmented file systems it can only
recover the first chunk of each file. Practical experience (this program was not
written for fun) shows, however, that chunks of 30-50MB are not uncommon.

Current maintainer: Victor Forsyuk

List of contributors

List of rpms provided by this srpm:

  • magicrescue
  • magicrescue-debuginfo
ACL:
     
    design & coding: Vladimir Lettiev aka crux © 2004-2005, Andrew Avramenko aka liks © 2007-2008
    current maintainer: Michael Shigorin