Re: a hexeditor please
- Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2018 16:53:58 +0100
- From: <tomas@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: a hexeditor please
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On Fri, Feb 09, 2018 at 10:36:10AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings all;
> Trying to scan thru an 8Gb file dd has made of an sd card, I find
> khexedits lack of a scroll bar to be a huge hindrance.
> Do we have one of those critters that will let me scan thru a file that
> big looking for data besides 00 00, and will do it yet this year?
> Story so far:
You sure you want an *editor*, as in "you plan on edit things"?
If not, hexdump -C is your friend (it will abbreviate reams of
zeros and other repeated stuff by default). From hexdump's fine
The options are as follows:
-v Cause hexdump to display all input data. Without
the -v option, any number of groups of output lines,
which would be identical to the immediately preceding
group of output lines (except for the input offsets),
are replaced with a line comprised of a single asterisk.
- -- t
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