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Difference between "dd" function in terminal and "restore" function in disk utility?


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Hi I am planning on setting up a Raspberry Pi and it requires me to copy an image to an SD card. In the wiki it says I have to use terminal and use the "dd" function. I was wondering what would be the difference between that and the "restore" function in disk utility?
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I suspect there's no difference at all to be honest.

However, the PI image can be a little temperamental so I'd stick, letter for letter, to the wiki personally

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