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Clonezilla clone linux partition MBR based and restore to UEFI based system

I have a xubuntu partition on my actual laptop with MBR and grub for dual boot windows and Linux. I'm trying to clone the xubuntu partition and restore into a new laptop that is UEFI based. In the ...
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How do I create a bootable ISO image from a running ARM 7 based Debian 9 machine

I am running a system on a Banana Pi M2+ which I need to clone into a bootable working copy and I cannot find repos for tools like syslinux and clonezilla for the ARM processor. Is there another ...
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Clonezilla - cloning usb flash drive to smaller usb flash drive

The usb drive i want to clone is slightly bigger than the target usb drive - with about 1gb bigger, but the data on the source usb drive is with smaller size than the size of the target usb drive. ...
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How to clone partitions from larger disk to smaller disk

I have a disk with 1000gb and ~7partitions that take about 210 GB, and I'm trying to clone those partitions to 240 GB disk. I've tried doing it with clonezilla boot up USB. Using dd if=/dev/sdc of=/...
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Load_Cycle_Count has risen too much after clonezilla-backup (/etc/hdparm.conf was edited)

I´ve created a system-backup using clonezilla. After starting my system (Linux/Lubuntu 16.04.5 LTS, 64 bit) again I checked the Load_Cycle_Count of my drive with sudo smartctl -A -d sat /dev/sdc . ...
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Backup and restore clonezilla linux image into a new windows based laptop

my current office laptop ( that died recently ) is configured with dual boot windows/xubuntu, because company laptop comes by default with windows. Luckily the hard disk is fine. Now the new laptop ...
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How to specify initrd path in TFTP subdirectory for PXE boot?

I am trying to boot clonezilla with TFTP and wished to put clonezilla files separately, not to overwite other staff I have in PXE: LABEL clonezilla MENU LABEL Clonezilla Live 20180329 Ubuntu based ...
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Clonezilla back up mapped partition in /dev/mapper/

Every time I do a full system image backup, Clonezilla copies the ~200GiB of free space of my LUKS encrypted home partition too. Now, I have unencryped it as /dev/mapper/luks-some-numbers and want to ...
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Clonezilla: is it possible to clone AWS EBS?

I need to decrease the size of bootable EBS in AWS, I tried to rsync all data to another bootable drive (clearing everything before) but after that I can not boot it (empty log from EC2 dashboard and ...
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Error when booting clonezilla

I've put a clonezilla boot image on a usbdrive then when I boot Clonezilla I get the below screen then Clonzezilla opens normally. I wonder if this will affect my clone process?
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how to copy all applications from one linux machine to another

I wonder how I can copy all applications from one linux machine to another? I have a "source" machine (Ubuntu 16.04) which has all the configurations, setup and many complex application installed on ...
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Image drive that's formated as a single filesystem (no partitions)

I've been using Clonezilla (partimage) to image all of the drives on one of my networks. The drive in question is used as data drive for a Fedora host, and is formatted EXT2, however the filesystem ...
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Failed to use partClone program to save or restore an image

I want to clone a Windows partition of a dual booted laptop which doesn't boot anymore as described in the following link. I don't know why but I can't clone a partition with Clonezilla. I only have ...
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Clonezilla: Server No disk image found in /home/partimag.. make sure you already saved an image

I am trying to setup a cloning sever to restore disk images onto quite a few computers. When I am going through the dcs command I choose to restore a disk and in the terminal I get the error "No disk ...
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Can I remove the Clonezilla USB media while it is running?

I booted the Clonezilla live image from a USB stick and am currently in the proces of cloning my internal HDD from it. If this was a normal Debian live USB, taking out the USB stick during operation ...
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Clonezilla pxe boot via uefi

I've succesfully setup Clonezilla boot on my Centos 7 PXE server legacy mode, but when I tried to get UEFI PXE working, I got stuck and it doesn't boot at all. I am using similar settings to launch it ...
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CloneZilla using

I have laptop with Manjaro kde. 1 SSD - system 2 HDD - different file I want backup all files on SSD to HDD using Clonezilla. But how can I do it, if I must to unmount all disks? I try different ...
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Clonezilla clone won't boot without reinstalling grub2

I've taken a clone of a machine with the following partitions: Device Type Label /dev/sda /dev/sda1 Ext4 boot /dev/sda2 Linux LVM ...
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Unable to boot on Debian after cloning dual-boot from HDD to SSD

I've got a MSI laptop with a Windows 8.1/Debian 8 dual-boot installation. Recently, my 500GB hard drive (which is 3,5 years old) has begun to show signs of weakness, so i've replaced it with a 500GB ...
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Clonezilla refuses to clone a disk to the exact same model

I'm trying to clone one hard disk (installed in the system) to another (connected via a USB 3.0 SATA dock) using Clonezilla. Both disks are identical models (Seagate ST3000DM001 … yes, that's the ...
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I'd like to make the ultimate bootable USB with several distributions on it. How? [duplicate]

I have a USB key attached to my keyfob, and I'd like to turn it into a toolbox where I have bootable images on it (DBAN, Clonezilla, Kali, Ubuntu...) Is there a way to have all these images on the ...
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Will a clonezilla image restore properly to a different hard drive?

From a planning standpoint, I would like to understand if a Clonezilla Unix image will restore to a different hard drive. I would also like to understand the same point with regard to a Windows XP ...
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Is it safe to mount my USB HDD to /home/partimag to clone partition

My new laptop is broken and I've connected hdd (500GB) to my old laptop using usb. I want to backup my windows partition (125GB) from old laptop hdd (500GB) using clonezilla but I don't have enough ...
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Using CloneZilla with Software RAID5

I'd like to image my software RAID5 configuration (3 drives), then move it to a new set of hard drives. Since CloneZilla doesn't support software RAID, I was hoping to do the following: Create an ...
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Clonezilla installation - Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I'm trying to install clonezilla, but I got an error : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done clonezilla is already the newest version (3.21....
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Cloning 20 machines a week: how to clone to variable size destination drives (small to large) [closed]

I work with a non-profit that installs an Ubuntu variant on machines every week, thousands per year. However, the destination hard drive size varies depending on what's donated. The current install ...
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Virtualization Problem with Windows in virt-manager

I tried to virtualize a Windows physical HDD into a image file (qcow2) using clonezilla and it was perfectly copied the disk partitions in the image, but it don't want to boot the vm. Hardware & ...
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Debian - Clone system

I am running on Debian (testing) with cinnamon graphical environment. Each time I change my computer, I am lazy to do all the basic stuff (reinstall all the software, configuration files ...) so I ...
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Clonezilla/Cloning::VERY basic Questions

I know that SE encourages single question questions. However mine seem so basic; and so related (and probably so easy to answer by an experienced cloner) that I'd like to try asking them all at once. ...
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Can I use Clonezilla to backup and restore a bootable USB volume?

I have this external USB HDD that I've installed Lubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 on as a dual boot. They are portable installations that I can take around with me and use on a variety of computers and ...
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Create a bootable clone in Linux

I have a working Linux system (Centos 6.7) which I would like to clone to a bootable hard disk. The hard disk is also internal. The purpose of the clone is for disaster recover as well as to allow me ...
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Linux mounts cloned partition instead of original

I'm trying to set up a laptop running Kali rolling to act as if it was running 'DeepFreeze". My goal is to be able to do the following: Set up sda1 clone it to sda3 with Clonezilla as a "clean ...
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Clonezilla part-to-part doesn't show sda2 as source

I needed to replace my 500G HDD with 256G SSD drive. I shrunk the original partitions, properly aligned SDD's partitions on 1 MiB (2048 sectors) and in Parted Magic successfully transfered sda1 (...
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How to fix “Failed to mount root filesystem - failed to open /dev/console” in RedHat after Cloning Disk

After cloning my HDD by Norton Ghost to a new one, I moved the new disk to new PC (with different hardware). In the new PC , I see this message at boot, as you see in this screenshot: What exactly is ...
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Clone running machine over network

I'd like to clone a running Debian machine (ext4, no LVM) to identical hardware, preferably over the network to create a test box. Q1) Which tools / scripts are available that allow me to do this? ...
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clonezilla - restore OS partition image to larger/smaller partition

My old disk has failed. I have made partition images of OS partition and MRB partition instead of disk image. I have a disk but its size is smaller than the OS partition image. Is it possible to ...
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Clone Linux fedora using Clonezilla

Actually this is the first time for me with Clonezilla, and I`m not system administrator. I have on my machine (Win7 & Fedora22 workstation). Fedora each time run shows to me partition size ...
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How do I clone only my Linux partition from my 500Gb HDD to a 250Gb SSD?

I have a Thinkpad T420 that is four years old with a 500GB HDD and a dual-boot Windows/Linux Mint on it. I want to replace the HDD with a 250GB SSD, cloning only the Linux part (100Gb), totally ...
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overlayfs: missing 'workdir' on CloneZilla start

I would clone my partition /dev/sda1 on Ubuntu 14.04. I've downloaded Clonezilla in order to clone this partition and be able to reinstall it later. As recommended on the CloneZilla's website, I used ...
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FreeBSD Clonezilla Not Restoring

I made a backup with Clonezilla of my FreeBSD install. I used the default options for doing a disk image. It backed up 3 partitions into the image. The boot, the root and I forget the third. When ...
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Backup partition in LVM using Clonezilla

I installed a Debian Jessie machine on a 1.4TB disk (technically a hardware RAID but this shouldn't matter). At installation, I created an unencrypted LVM with 3 volumes, including a 30 GB volume I ...
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Are there any caveats when restoring a backup to a larger disk than the original disk with Clonezilla?

I have a Clonezilla image of a 250 GB disk. Are there any caveats or downsides if I would restore this to a 500 GB disk? (I will of course not be able to use more than the 250 GB on the new disk, but ...
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What is the “-rescue” function of Clonezilla and when should I use it?

When running Clonezilla on a NTFS-drive with bad sectors the cloning is interrupted and I get a suggestion from Clonezilla to use the -rescue option to save as much as possible from the damaged drive. ...
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Images (e.g. with Clonezilla) of Windows and Linux on a UEFI computer

I use Clonezilla with success for many years to make images from partitions that host Windows 7 or smaller and Ubuntu and other operating systems. Making images and restore them was easy for me. But ...
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Clonezilla hangs after boot

I have installed clonezilla live on pxe server. My pxe server works fine and I have installed clonezilla image in it to boot from remote location. My clonezilla image is booting successfully but it's ...
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CloneZilla, does exist a simpler method?

While browsing the web for backing up my disk, I often see CloneZilla in the results. As a beginner with Linux, the process seems tricky to me (Live USB, etc). Note: I plan to back up my whole disk (...
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How to set Clonezilla to clone only a partition

I have been trying to clone my Debian /dev/sda1 partition containing /root with size of 100GB using Clonezilla. I did this by using Clonezilla-live to create iso file with size around 18 GB. It seems ...
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how to clone images of drives with LUKS+LVM2?

I have 2 Debian boxes which I need to upgrade. In the past, before upgrading any box, I have used Clonezilla to create an image of each of the box's harddrives for use as disaster backup, in case ...
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How to clone RFS on NAND on ARM Chip?

I have a Cm-FX6 ARM chip on which there is 8GB onboard NAND which I use as the root filesystem, running Debian 6. How do I clone the root filesystem image? Is it possible to use Clonezilla to do so? ...
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initramfs / UUID problems after cloning

So I just cloned a Centos7 "everything install" VM to a physical disk using VMWare Workstation and Clonezilla using the instructions here: https://www.howtoforge.com/converting-a-vmware-image-to-a-...