Clone file, partition or disk using pv

A popular way as of 2013 is to use pv:
apt-get install pv
pv < /path/to/source > /path/to/target

It can be used to copy files, partitions or whole disks and it shows progressbar. Some say it's faster than dd. It is faster than Gparted anyway.

This is a personal note. Last updated: 2016-01-28 13:11:48.


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