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fsck: Options for most thorough disk check

I've got a disk with a known problem (I know because dd gags when I try to clone it). But when I boot with a live CD and run fsck on the unmounted partition, I get this: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fsck ...
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What is the difference between fsck and e2fsck?

What is the difference between the linux disk error-checking tools fsck and e2fsck?