Gdiskdump
System Software
Score 59%
Description:

GUI for diskdump (dd). Harddrive clone and imaging tool.


This is a open source Graphical User Interface for the Unix Command dd. You can easily select the Input- and Outputstream, so you can clone or image your Harddrive or Partition.

Wikipedia: \"dd is a common Unix program whose primary purpose is the low-level copying and conversion of raw data.\"

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The version 0.8 .deb Package is working on Ubuntu 9.10+ (x86 and amd64) .


Of Course the Packages work on every other Debian Distribution ,too.

Dicson12

6 years ago

To start the required root rights

test@dicson:~/Desktop/gdiskdump$ LANG=C '/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/bin/gdiskdump'
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/bin/gdiskdump", line 44, in <module>
gdiskdump.main()
File "/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/gdiskdump/__init__.py", line 44, in main
window = GdiskdumpWindow.GdiskdumpWindow()
File "/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/gdiskdump_lib/Window.py", line 46, in __new__
new_object.finish_initializing(builder)
File "/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/gdiskdump/GdiskdumpWindow.py", line 51, in finish_initializing
self.get_partition_liststore()
File "/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/gdiskdump/GdiskdumpWindow.py", line 90, in get_partition_liststore
process = subprocess.Popen(['fdisk', '-l'],stdout=subprocess.PIPE,shell=False)
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/subprocess.py", line 623, in __init__
errread, errwrite)
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/subprocess.py", line 1141, in _execute_child
raise child_exception
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

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Dicson12

6 years ago

To start the required root rights

test@dicson:~/Desktop/gdiskdump$ LANG=C '/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/bin/gdiskdump'
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/bin/gdiskdump", line 44, in <module>
gdiskdump.main()
File "/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/gdiskdump/__init__.py", line 44, in main
window = GdiskdumpWindow.GdiskdumpWindow()
File "/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/gdiskdump_lib/Window.py", line 46, in __new__
new_object.finish_initializing(builder)
File "/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/gdiskdump/GdiskdumpWindow.py", line 51, in finish_initializing
self.get_partition_liststore()
File "/home/test/Desktop/gdiskdump/gdiskdump/GdiskdumpWindow.py", line 90, in get_partition_liststore
process = subprocess.Popen(['fdisk', '-l'],stdout=subprocess.PIPE,shell=False)
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/subprocess.py", line 623, in __init__
errread, errwrite)
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/subprocess.py", line 1141, in _execute_child
raise child_exception
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

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andywilhelm

6 years ago

There should be an Entry in Accessories in your menu, which starts gdiskdump with root privileges.

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Dicson12

6 years ago

Of course, but the program should handle exceptions (show window with the text'root required')

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Dicson12

6 years ago

import os

if os.geteuid() != 0:
print "You must be root to run this program."
sys.exit(1)

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andywilhelm

6 years ago

oh your right, thanks.

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