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Clonezilla freezes after selecting mode

I download the latest Clonezilla put it on USB stick with Rufus (MBR, BIOS or UEFI but tried GPT, non CSM too), it works on some of the devices and it freezes on others after selecting mode. I tried ...
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Restored encrypted LUKS drive with CloneZilla makes system non-bootable

As the title says, I've made a backup of my system before sending my laptop for tech repairs, my system was encrypted and I used CloneZilla's beginner mode so as to not mess anything up. I received my ...
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Can we know which logical blocks are in used without understanding the filesystem running on top?

From this FAQ: Why Clonezilla can NOT restore an image which is saved from a large drive to a smaller drive? Any workaround? It's not easy to implement such a feature, since Clonezilla now is a ...
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Clonezilla restoring to a different partition

After a crash on my hard drive, I had to start from scratch. I reorganized the different systems and their appropriate partitions. I had the required partitions and their sizes set up.  The only ...
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Clone functionality for APFS

I understand that Clonezilla does not list APFS as a supported file system. It is important to me to be able to create a clone back of a disk so that the many of work can be restored should there be ...
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Can I use the same Clonezilla USB on Linux and on Windows?

It looks to me like the easiest way to make a Clonezilla USB is the windows way. Using Rufus. But the machine I want to use it on is a Linux (Mint) machine. If I make it on Windows can I then use it ...
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Clone and restore a Opensuse linux on another physical machine

I have a Opensuse Linux installed and all application/database configured. This Linux has no GUI, only command prompt. Now we want to create an image of this installation so that we can set it up on ...
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Fedora partitions not found after cloning disk with clonezilla

I cloned my HD with fedora using clonezilla. I have all the partitions and the correct UUIDs were also cloned. When I try to load fedora with the new drive, I get: /dev/fedora/root does not exist /dev/...
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grub2win isoboot CloneZilla LiveCD unable to find a medium containing a live file system

Help, please. I've got: Win10 Pro. With legacy bios bootloader. Installed grub2win bootloader. Added menu entry isoboot CloneZilla LiveCD. iso-file situated on local disk with NTFS file system. Menu ...
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Clonezilla fails to clone to smaller disk

I am using clonezilla to clone disk from an SDcard (raspberry pi sd card running OMV5 OS) to another SD card. Now, I have resized via Gparted the SD card from being 32gb to approx 10gb, rebooted RPi ...
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Creating iso/IMG file from disk without empty spaces

This is no new topic however there is a lot of confusion on the forum and I am too afraid of messing things up with such command. Could you please provide me with your one-liner (or just synthetic ...
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Archlinux clonezilla run locally

I've read https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Disk_cloning and wanted to use clonezilla "Included on the Arch Linux installation media.". Indeed dcs runs when booted in liveCD mode, but says "you ...
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How to correctly clone disk-to-disk using clonezilla?

I'm copying my OS from one USB flash drive to another USB flash drive. My OS have encrypted / and encrypted /boot. And I always get errors after copying and I think that's because of encrypted /boot. ...
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Error after clonezila copying, need help with initramfs

I copied a 58GB sd card to another 60GB sd card with clonezilla. /boot is encrypted and I successful decrypt boot and then it's time to type password for encrypted system but before text Please ...
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MX Linux 19: Clonezilla fails w/ error “syntax error near unexpected token `<”

I've created an MX-Linux 19 LiveUSB with Clonezilla (ver. 3.27.16-3) installed by Synaptic Package Manager from the MX Linux repository, which I then remastered. The remastered LiveUSB passed several ...
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LiveUSB with CLONEZILLA and GPARTED : Which Distro?

I need to find a stable distro which has, on its LiveUSB, both Clonezilla and Gparted, for Ubuntu 18.04 does not. Which LiveUSBs would have both?
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CentOS 8: Clonezilla image fails to boot when applied

Imaging CentOS 8 with Clonezilla consistently fails to make an image I can successfully replay onto a different drive and boot from. I downloaded the CentOS installation ISO and verified it with ...
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Clonezilla made a smaller image than actual drive size

I've jut got a new laptop with a 500GB SSD. The first thing that I've wanted to do is cloning the hard drive because I want to have an original copy of the entire system as is. In order to do that I'...
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Default grub entry not resetting

I have setup Clonezilla to automatically backup my system every 2 weeks; been successful for nearly a year now. In my script, I use these commands to get my system to reboot into the Clonezilla ...
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Clonezilla and BTRFS, GRUB and boot

I cloned my Btrfs drive with OpenSUSE Tumbleweed installed on it to a larger drive with Clonezilla, I've even tried doing this sector-by-sector. Yet, even though the process appears to have been ...
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Linux disk imaging and booting

I have a Centos 7 system - boot, home, and root are all on seperate partitions on a single 500GB disk - which the system boots from. What i want to do is to use an imaging program once a month to ...
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How do I clone a 2 TB HDD onto a 120 GB HDD (shrink partition using gparted)

I have the following: Western Digital 2 TB HDD (65GB used space) Seagate 250 GB HDD (with nothing on it) The 2 TB HDD has Mac OS X 10.6.8 that I need to clone onto the smaller drive in order to use ...
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How to convert RedHat 7 Raid 0 system from UUID to device (sda/sdb)

I'm trying to create an image of an RHEL 7.6 Raid0 device. I've eliminated the UUIDs from grub.conf, but the target device is still failing on boot because it's looking for the UUIDs from the source ...
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How to image RedHat (or CentOS 7)

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to create an image of a RedHat 7.6 system and restore it to another system with exactly the same hardware (in this case a 2TB Raid-0 system). We had ...
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Clonezilla won't mount encrypted with VeraCrypt partition

I am using Clonezilla from Parted Magic - which I am booting from live USB - because it contains VeraCrypt and Clonezilla. I want to create a backup image of one of the partitions on the hard disk of ...
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Customize Clonezilla to simplify choices

I am using Clonezilla in a non-profit organization. I wrote a usage guideline, but it needs 38 steps. Now I wonder whether I could customize my Clonezilla USB Stick so that it does not provide all ...
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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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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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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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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 & ...