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Bash createfile in memory

I'm coding a script in bash to use in clonezilla live on hard disk. I place the main script in a directory that can be accesible in clonezilla, which can be edited from the host SO, mounting the ...
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clonezilla sd card

I am seeking to clone a raspberry pi micro-sd card to an identical micro-sd card. Questions: Is there any reason why this can not be done with clonezilla? If cloning is possible, are there any ...
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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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What should one know when cloning a disk image that has LVM partitions on it with Clonezilla?

I'm trying to create an image backup of a drive that contains an lvm partition, is there anything I should know before I do this? I've read that it fails a lot when attempting to clone a disk with an ...
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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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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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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 ...