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Howto flash an image to Raspberry Pi or Banana Pi using dd and a progressbar

Most tools don’t show reliable progress informationwhen flashing an operating system to an ssd card. In case you use dd to copy, this issue can be solved by the nice pv tool with:

which results in:

pvScreenshot21.01.2015

And really lighten up the time when flashing your Pi devices like Raspberry Pi or BananaPi.