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Ubuntu Rescue Remix 9.10

Version 9.10 (Karmic Koala) of the very best Free-Libre Open-Source data recovery software toolkit based on Ubuntu is out.

This release of Ubuntu-Rescue-Remix features up-to-date versions of the most powerful free/libre open-source data recovery software including GNU ddrescue version 1.11, Photorec, LVM2, and GNU-Fdisk.

*** Download the live CD/USB ***

The live Remix provides a full shell environment. You can download it here:


fd348040058dd60b0f514d2f41a44a20 ubuntu-rescue-remix-9-10.iso

This iso image is compatible with the excellent USB Startup Disk Creator that is included with Ubuntu since 9.04 (System – Administration – USB Startup Disk Creator). Use it to put the Rescue Remix along with a persistent home on any USB flash drive.

*** Metapackage ***

The live environment has a very low minimum requirement due to the fact that there is no graphical interface (powerful command-line only). If you prefer to work in a graphical environment, a metapackage is available which will install all the data recovery and forensics tools onto your current Ubuntu system. To do so, add the following archive to your software channels:

Copy the line below and adding it to your system’s software sources.

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/arzajac/ppa/ubuntu karmic main

Then authenticate this software source by runing the following command:

sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys BDFD6D77

Then, install the “ubuntu-rescue-remix-tools” package.

*** Help and Development ***

For help on recovering your lost data, visit the community documentation Data Recovery page, or ask on the ubuntu-rescue-remix forums.

If you want to expand the Rescue Remix’s capabilities and features, please join in its development. Any and all help is welcome!

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