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Will dd copy half blocks?

It will try to read 10 MB blocks, but if it gets a short read, it'll just write a similarly short block and continue. It will copy everything though, unless you use count=N to restrict the number of ...
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Write a bootable image of system into an internal disk, without removing a data partition

Use fdisk to delete volumes sdb1 to sdb3 Still in fdisk, create a new volume sdb1, covering the whole free 100 GB Now you only want to copy sda1 of your image to sdb1, so do fdisk ubuntu.img and print ...
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