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Self Healing Raspberry Pi Recovery Partition

Great tip from MagPi Magazine:

Most modern operating systems come with a ‘recovery partition’, a reserved area of the drive containing everything needed to get the machine back to a clean install. So, if something goes badly wrong, you can start over. In the world of Raspbian, this normally means overwriting the image on the microSD card. This is perfectly fine, but what if you have a large number to do, say a classroom’s worth, or you don’t have access to another device to do the burning? We’re going to create an alternative version of Raspbian featuring a recovery partition. Raspberry Pi, heal thyself!

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