In case the PC or laptop can't even boot up, there are very few solutions one can try for repairing or saving data from the affected computer.
Those instructions apply to the original Ubuntu iso image but will also work with all other iso images.
Ubuntu-Rescue-Remix features a full command-line environment with the newsest versions of the most powerful free/libre open-source data recovery software including GNU ddrescue, Photorec, The Sleuth Kit and Gnu-fdisk.
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Cat /proc/partitions This will list the partitions present on the computer.
Scott Dwyer to identify files affected by unrecoverable blocks on a disk image.
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This release of Ubuntu-Rescue-Remix features a full command-line environment with up-to-date versions of the most powerful free/libre open-source data recovery software including GNU ddrescue, Photorec, The Sleuth Kit and Gnu-fdisk.
In this case, the BIOS executes the boot code which looks for the previous operating system.
These are tools that have proven track records and have stood the test of time in the data center." Another Ubuntu-related tool they highly recommend is byobu.
Ubuntu-Rescue-Remix as a Linux Rescue CD that is essential for System Administrators: "System Administrators (SAs) need a set of tools with which to manage their often unmanageable systems and environments.
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TestDisk on Live rescue CDs TestDisk (not always the latest version) is included on the following free rescue CDs: ALT Linux Rescue is a weekly-updated hybrid (CD/Flash, BIOS /UEFI ) image BootMed is a live CD created to help those not familiar with Linux repair or recover their Windows Computer from a Live CD, includes.
That means if you are fond of a particular data recovery or forensics application that is not already included in the Rescue-Remix, speak up!