I have run sudo apt-get update and upgrade, but apt-get install dd fails as above. I am using Xandros on a asus eeepc.
closed as off topic by mikewhatever, belacqua, jokerdino♦, con-f-use, heisenberg Oct 31 '12 at 9:18
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The "dd" utility is part of the coreutils package, and should be installed by default already.
If it's missing from your system, please provide error messages.