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    Best Linux Distro for....

    Ive heard a number of people who use linux for a number of operations, im looking for a linux distro which would help recover data from windows formated drives, also computer forensics. Can anybody recommend a distro or links to sites which can give me furthur advice.

    Im new to linux!

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    Re: Best Linux Distro for....

    http://s-t-d.org/

    apparently STD is good for forensics, not tried I'll use standard knoppix for recovery

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    Re: Best Linux Distro for....

    Hi,
    Try 'Pc Inspector' > http://www.pcinspector.de/download.asp?language=1

    It's Free and it's good.


    Regards Michael.

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    Re: Best Linux Distro for....

    www.remote-exploit.org . Backtrack has a very good suite of tools for helping you get into most stuff. Not sure it is forensics as such but all the tools are there to help you 'audit' everything from wireless encryption to your password hashes.

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    Re: Best Linux Distro for....

    System Rescue CD has some neat tools on it too.

    http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page



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