10 Linux rescue tools for recovering Linux, Windows, or Mac machines

Date: April 14th, 2010 – Author: Jack Wallen

When you’re dealing with a system that won’t boot, you need a robust and dependable recovery tool. Here are a few Linux tools that might save the day.

Our consulting firm has had a rash of problems recently that required the help of Linux rescue tools. From corrupt partition tables to severely infected machines, Linux tools come in handy when the host system won’t boot. But because of the plethora of tools available, it’s sometimes tough to sift through the cruft and find the ones that are usable. So I decided to highlight some of the better tools. I hope one or two of them will find their way to your toolkit.

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Read the list at TechRepublic.com

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