Guymager Free Forensic Imager


Guymager free forensic imager for media acquisition, runs under Linux and comes with a GUI.

New devices can be connected at any time - press the rescan button for displaying them.

Devices marked with light red color are local hard disks.

They cannot be acquired, thus preventing from acquiring the wrong disks.

Local hard disks are recognised by their serial numbers which can be entered in the configuration file.

Guymager free forensic imager for media acquisition.

Guymager supports Encase5 file format (Expert witness format) and .aff as well.

Guymager is contained in the standard repositories of several distributions, for example Debian (Squeeze or later) and Ubuntu (10.04 or later). In Ubuntu, the universe repository must be activated.

The installation could be done with a graphical tool like the Ubuntu Software Center or Synaptic.

The command line is a safe and easy alternative that always works and is independent from the latest desktop design hype.

NOTE: Kali Linux users don't need to install Guymager, it comes pre-installed. But user needs to be root in order to create a forensic image !

License: GNU/GPL

Its main features are:

  • Easy user interface.
  • Different languages.
  • Really fast, due to multi-threaded, pipelined design and multi-threaded data compression.
  • Makes full usage of multi-processor machines.
  • Generates flat (dd), EWF (E01) and AFF images, supports disk cloning.

How to install in Debian Linux:

sudo apt-get update

Press Enter,

sudo apt-get install guymager

Press Enter,

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