foremost - Recover files based on their headers and footers

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository Repoforge (RPMforge) x86_64
Package filename foremost-1.5.7-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm
Package name foremost
Package version 1.5.7
Package release 1.el6.rf
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Applications/Archiving
License freeware
Maintainer -
Download size 42.34 KB
Installed size 92.18 KB
Foremost is a Linux program to recover files based on their headers and
footers. Foremost can work on image files, such as those generated by dd,
Safeback, Encase, etc, or directly on a drive. The headers and footers
are specified by a configuration file, so you can pick and choose which
headers you want to look for.


Package Version Architecture Repository
foremost-1.5.7-13.1.el6.x86_64.rpm 1.5.7 x86_64 CERT Forensics Tools
foremost-1.5.7-13.1.el6.i686.rpm 1.5.7 i686 CERT Forensics Tools
foremost-1.5.7-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm 1.5.7 i686 Repoforge (RPMforge)
foremost-1.5.4-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 1.5.4 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
foremost-1.5.4-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm 1.5.4 i686 Repoforge (RPMforge)
foremost - - -


Name Value
config(foremost) = 1.5.7-1.el6.rf - - -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
config(foremost) = 1.5.7-1.el6.rf
foremost = 1.5.7-1.el6.rf
foremost(x86-64) = 1.5.7-1.el6.rf


Type URL
Binary Package foremost-1.5.7-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm
Source Package foremost-1.5.7-1.el6.rf.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Download latest rpmforge-release rpm from
  2. Install rpmforge-release rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh rpmforge-release*rpm
  3. Install foremost rpm package:
    # yum install foremost




2011-02-15 - Dag Wieers <> - 1.5.7-1
- Updated to release 1.5.7.
2008-11-08 - Dag Wieers <> - 1.5.4-1
- Updated to release 1.5.4.
2007-06-06 - Dag Wieers <> - 1.5-1
- Updated to release 1.5.
2006-04-22 - Dries Verachtert <> - 1.2-1
- Updated to release 1.2.
2004-03-06 - Dag Wieers <> - 0.69-0
- Updated to release 0.69.
2003-10-23 - Dag Wieers <> - 0.64-0
- Initial package. (using DAR)

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