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Feb
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comment How to copy and paste all text recovered in Terminal with `strings` command?
I greatly appreciate your answer and your effort. They are not useless. I even used it because I hadn't yet see that comment. I had to make a choice that's all. I took a ride of up-voting your other posts too ;) to compensate the fact that I was not able to award here.
Feb
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comment How to copy and paste all text recovered in Terminal with `strings` command?
I had to choose the answer that looked more probable to fit the needs of a future visitor of the page. The other answerer had posted as comment first. Its form was the most suited. It is not true that doc output may result in a corrupted file, it just creates a doc file with the same content as whatever other format is specified in the command. Also, as it happens, the output file in my case had thousands of pages, most of them unusable. Copy pasting from there in a doc was very annoying, and indeed I had to give up and use the other command. Your answer was rewarded with upvote. Thanks.
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accepted How to copy and paste all text recovered in Terminal with `strings` command?
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Feb
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comment How to repair a damaged .doc (word) file
strings foo.doc > bar.doc to output all in a doc. askubuntu.com/a/589399/47206. less may not be good when a lot of useful text recovered is separated into short lines of 5-6 characters
Feb
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comment How to copy and paste all text recovered in Terminal with `strings` command?
less was not good in the given case anyway because a lot of useful text recovered was separated into short lines of 5-6 characters
Feb
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comment How to copy and paste all text recovered in Terminal with `strings` command?
output to doc is possible as indicated by the other answer
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asked How to copy and paste all text recovered in Terminal with `strings` command?
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revised GUI program to create partition backup image no larger than its files?
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comment GUI program to create partition backup image no larger than its files?
What do you think about shrinking the partition with gparted before using Disks to backup it?
Feb
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comment GUI program to create partition backup image no larger than its files?
What do you think about shrinking the partition with gparted before using Disks to backup it?
Feb
24
comment GUI program to create partition backup image no larger than its files?
What do you think about shrinking the partition with gparted before using Disks to backup it?
Feb
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answered GUI program to create partition backup image no larger than its files?
Feb
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comment Recover Win7 boot entry from Ubuntu after deleting reserved partition?
It seems that NO: superuser.com/a/881858/162573
Feb
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revised Recover Win7 boot entry from Ubuntu after deleting reserved partition?
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Feb
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asked Recover Win7 boot entry from Ubuntu after deleting reserved partition?
Feb
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comment GUI program to create partition backup image no larger than its files?
As there is no program, it seems, to fulfill both conditions: 1) Have a 'Disks'-like GUI; 2) Create disk-image as large as the space used, there is no point in deleting your answer. CLI answers to GUI questions are usually presented here and often accepted, with good reason. I was just trying to push for what I wanted.
Feb
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comment GUI program to create partition backup image no larger than its files?
It seems there is no such gui yet, so your solution might be the best.