Watch the progress of 'dd'

pv -tpreb /dev/urandom | dd of=file.img
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2012-04-11 22:32:52
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pv does reduce the speed by the factor 8 - do not use it for bigger transfers.
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Antonioomez · 67 weeks and 5 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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