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There are two tools with almost the same name

Comment by Killy
about ddrescue Aug 2016

You should be aware of which tool you're using:
http://askubuntu.com/questions/211578/whats-the-difference-between-ddrescue-gddrescue-and-dd-rescue (English)
https://habrahabr.ru/post/236977/ (Russian)

http://www.forensicswiki.org/wiki/Ddrescue
http://www.forensicswiki.org/wiki/Dd_rescue

Most likely you need GNU ddrescue (no underscore) from gddrescue package.

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