Copy/Backup SD CARD IMAGE and watch progress (very nice alternative to dd)

Here we'll guide you through some copy/backup techniques for your Raspberry Pi system.
Install dc3dd in Fedora 22/23/24 use :
dnf install dc3dd

Install dc3dd on Debian 8 (Jessie) :
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install dc3dd
Run df -h to see what devices are currently mounted.
To Copy the Image to SD CARD run :

dc3dd if=2016-05-27-raspbian-jessie.img of="memoryCard"
To Backup the SD CARD To a File run :
dc3dd of="memoryCard" if=2016-05-27-raspbian-jessie.img
dc3dd in Action :

root@kali:~# dc3dd
dc3dd 7.1.614 started at 2016-06-03 21:48:01 +0200
compiled options:
command line: dc3dd
sector size: 512 bytes (assumed)35 bytes (35) copied (??%), 6.31331 s, 0 K/s
input results for file `stdin':
     0 sectors + 35 bytes in
output results for file `stdout':
     0 sectors + 35 bytes out
dc3dd completed at 2016-06-03 21:48:08 +0200


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