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Ubuntu Desktop 16 to duplicate/clone a running terminal console

Sometimes I want to clone/duplicate a running terminal console so that I can work on the current thread/process without having to re-run all executed commands from the beginning. E.g. running a Flask ...
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Copying an Ubuntu on VMWare to Real Computer without any lose [duplicate]

Situation I have an Ubuntu 15.10 with programs, themes, apps, settings etc. I've installed. But I have installed to my Ubuntu unnecessary things for real computer too. (like VMWare tools and drivers....
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Grub boot error on cloned virtual machine

While using virt-manager and connected to a Qemu/KVM Hypervisor, I cloned a virtual machine of an Ubuntu server installation, version 16.0.4 if it matters. When I try to boot the cloned virtual ...
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Disk changes device path during copy, from /dev/sdc to /dev/sdd

I'm trying to clone the internal hard disk of my computer. I've booted using the 16.04 Live USB image and I can see 3 disks: /dev/sda # Internal SSD, copy source /dev/sdb # Live USB /dev/sdc # ...
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I just cloned my HDD to my SSD with Clonezilla and my boot time is much slower than on my HDD, can anyone help?

I did a partition to partition clone. I have a Samsung 840 Evo. I've looked around, and here's my dmesg report.
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Cloned 16.04 from HDD to SSD, black screen with flashing underline on boot

I've done every GRUB fix under the sun and boot repair to no avail. Here's the kicker though. The SSD boots fine when plugged into the laptop via a usb adapter. The issue seems to be related to the ...
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Clone Server to home windows computer

My goal is to clone my ubuntu 12.04.5 - Server and send the files compressed to my windows computer over the internet. I am using ssh/putty to connect to my server. How do I compress and send the ...
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Ubuntu-Mate 15.10 Loosing Mac/ETH assignment on restart/reboot

I have not had much experience with Linux so I hope you guys can help me out. I had a working version of Ubuntu-Mate 15.10 running on an Odroid Xu4. I cloned this image and tried it on a different O-...
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how to clone Ubuntu with multiple disk with RAID 1 configuration to a new system with almost same hardware

I'm wondering if it's possible to clone a pre-configured Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system to a new system with almost the same hardware. I had some experience cloning a single drive setup but not multiple ...
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dd command clones 10MB and stops

I am trying to clone old windows 8 HDD disk to new SSD. Both have the same capacity: 250GB The problem is that dd command stops quickly after copying 10MB only. Here is the output: root@x72j:~# dd ...
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Clone Linux filesystem by copying files

It is possible to clone my filesystem with all my data and installed software just by copying the files? If so, how can I restore?
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Mirror Hard Drive To New Hard Drive

I am needing to copy my exact hard drive set-up to a different hard drive, so I can place this drive in a different PC and it be as if I was in front of the original PC. Both Hard drives will still ...
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How do I create an ISO (or similar) DVD of an Ubuntu setup on VirtualBox

I need to create a DVD of a working Ubuntu, 14.04 LTS, with several software additions. I have "installed" the Ubuntu ISO on VirtualBox, updated everything, as well as added additional software items. ...
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virtual box ubuntu 14.04 VM cannot access internet

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS on Virtual box on windows 7 host. It was all working fine, when one fine day i cloned my VM and created some clone machines. After that, no matter what network ...
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Problem after cloning disk

I cloned my hdd with 14.04 on it to an ssd (to use the ssd as new sytem disk). During cloning, the ssd was mounted as /dev/sdb1 at the point /media/backup . Once cloned, I replaced the hdd by the ssd. ...
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Shifting Ubuntu HDD to new PC

I have a relatively very old PC: Compaq m2000 (Intel Celeron M 360 ) with just 256 MB of RAM. I was thinking of installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a portable drive on a newer PC and then using it on this ...
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Cloning Encrypted SSD to larger SSD

I currently have a 128GB SSD. Its using encryption that comes with Ubuntu. What's the best way to clone this to another SSD that's bigger and then expand the partition to be bigger to fit this new ...
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Cloning an SD card to another in Ubuntu using a single SD card reader

I have an SD card which has the image of Raspbian jessy for raspberry pi. I currently have only a single SD card reader on my computer, and I would like to clone this SD card to another SD card only ...
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How to migrate ubuntu 15.10 to an other disk

I am using ubuntu 15.10 and run it out of my usb3 stick (which has 2 partitions one / and one swap) I want to migrate my ubuntu installation (not only the programs I installed but all the settings ...
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How to solve server certificate Verification failed!

Recently I installed a complete ubuntu package on virtualbox and use it via vagrant ssh in windows.from yesterday i have a annoying problem,I cant use sudo commands for install,update or everything ...
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Copying a Ubuntu installation from a single hard drive to BIOS RAID 0

I am trying to copy an existing Ubuntu installation on a 250GB drive to a BIOS created RAID 0 array with two 160GB drives. I've tried Clonezilla, but it doesn't seem to support BIOS RAID, as the two ...
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How to clone entire hard-disk into new one?

I was use dd command to copy my 500GB hard-disk into my new 1TB hard disk. After 9 hours system display message everything was successfully copied but I can't display any data into my new hard disk. I ...
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Unable to mount root filesystem after cloning volume with dd

I am trying to clone a Ubuntu install on an 8GB SD card. I created an image of the volume using dd, then copied this image onto another SD card using dd again. The SD card contains 2 partitions: a ...
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Cloning SD Card Problem

After Cloning a 32GB to 32GB in Ubuntu using dd the cloned one will not mount. Any help would be appreciated.
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Migrating Ubuntu 14.04 from persistent live USB to laptop

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a persistent Live 8GB USB stick. It works fine, I've installed a lot of software and set up a PostgreSQL database as well as a few git repositories. Is it possible to ...
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xubuntu custom read only image

I'm using xubuntu mostly with the read-only default image (without installation). I was wondering if it's possible to tweak that same exact default xubuntu image and use that newly created image as ...
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duplicate my bootable SD card to a new SSD

I've been running 14.04 from my bootable 64G SD card. I just bought a new 120G SSD for the machine. I want clone the 64G to the 120G so that becomes the boot drive. Keeping all my files intact on the ...
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Desparate: how can I clone my Ubuntu USB harddisk so that I really can boot from the new clone

I'm quite new to this, but in the past few weeks I've been able to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on a Ventura USB hard disk (240 Gb), and after a lot of issues (getting Citrix Receiver, Adobe flash, etc. ...
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Enlarge disk partition after cloning [duplicate]

I have SSD disk 30GB with Ubuntu installation. It is too small, because I have there some servers and projects. Currently, there is about 800MB free space. I already bought new SSD disk with 120GB. I ...
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Ubuntu to have multiple clones on one external drive

I recently backed up my entire Ubuntu 64bit 14.04 operating system using Clonezilla onto an exteranl hard drive, and wish to make a second clone, as my system has been updated. I want to keep both ...
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Lubuntu Custom Image [duplicate]

I need to make an iso for a custom lubuntu setup, but the steps seem too complicated. Here are some things that I need help with. Compling the actual OS I'm running on a potato and a peanut (Not ...
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Trying to understand commands affecting unmounted drives

I'm currently trying to understand some code I have found which unmounts a drive but then does operations onto it (which seems quite strange to me). The situation is as follows: I have a mount named /...
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Clone to Drive with Different Format

What command tool and combination of flags can I use to copy all contents of an external NTFS drive to an external ExFAT drive. Copying and pasting or using "cp -a -n /source /target" results in ...
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Auto installer for vps

Scenario is: I have a vps running ubuntu having nginx and other stuff I want to make it into an autoinstaller and probably save it online somewhere, so that it can be accessed via curl, wget, apt-...
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Clone ubuntu server to another machine using Clonezilla

I am trying to clone an Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation on another machine because I don't want to do a fresh install. I downloaded Clonezilla on the Ubuntu Server machine and followed the steps to ...
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How do I automate nightly disk imaging?

I do a lot of development work, and sometimes this means messing around with drivers, non-official packages, and boot settings. I want to start automating nightly disk imaging so no matter what ...
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Why does my TP link adapter disconnects from the AP when I change the mac address of wlan1

I have TP-Link TL-WN722N WiFi Adapter(Atheros Chip). I have tried changing mac address of using macchanger and some inbuilt commands. But every time I connect to the AP, the Wifi Adapter disconnects ...
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Clone Ubuntu server on different machine

I have ubuntu server configured and working properly. Now I want to migrate exactly the same settings including all my data to another machine that could possibly be a different machine. Is there any ...
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how can I pull a file from bitbucket

I'm new to bitbucket and Ubuntu. I just created a project and a Java file on bitbucket. I was able to clone before adding the file. Once I added the file, I ran git pull - but ubuntu threw a fatal ...
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Use a backup to clone to a new machine

I'd like to clone my machine, to another one, from my backups (rsync & dump). Is it possible ? How should I do (extract HDD from the target machine and plug into my source machine ; or else) ? ...
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Go to LVM with an already non-LVM disk, how to?

I plan to use LVM. My Ubuntu is currently non-LVM based. I wonder if I can do that without resintalling or if I can: resize current partition (call it part Old) create new partition (call it part ...
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error while using git clone

I'm trying to use git clone to clone a forked project for compiling. The input/output are as follows: preet@Preet-HP-620:~/clones$ git clone git@github.com:Preet23/android_vendor_resurrection.git ...
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Can't log in to Gnome after disk clone

I recently cloned my hardisk containing my /home partition and have now started booting via the clone. Unfortunately when I log into Gnome I am booted back to the login screen after about 10 seconds. ...
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Clone option is not available in VM Virtual Box

I can't find the 'Clone' option in Oracle VM Virtual Box in Ubuntu 12.04 is there any option to fix this?
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How to clone Ubuntu into same machine with new partion?

In my computer, I want more space for Ubuntu. And for it don't like to format my Ubuntu. How can I copy everything from present Ubuntu and copy everything with user settings etc into other drive? copy ...
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How can i easily clone my entire System?

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 Lts and i experienced some issues with my hard Drive. The thing is a bought a new hdd, same Size 1Tb, and i intend to move all my data (Softs, work, pics, etc) on the new ...
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Why is cp -ax /media/hdd /media/ssd creating a hhd folder in media/ssd instead of copying files there?

I am using liveCD to clone the file system from one drive (hdd) to an ssd (I am trying to migrate my system to use SSD) I mounted /dev/sdb1 (my former hdd) to /media/hdd I mounted /dev/sda1 (my ssd)...
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Clone single partition to empty disk

I would like to clone a single partition off of my current HDD to a newer, larger SSHD. The partition that I would like to clone is running Linux Mint 17.1. Using a bootable Clonezilla USB, I have ...
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Systemback Live Image

I just used Systemback utility to create a live image of my 14.04 installation. I added the "include user data files" option. Now, my installation is over 100Gb, but the generated image was just ...
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Clonezilla and Alignment

I have to move my 14.04 system from my old SSD onto a new one. Having decided to use Clonezilla, I went for direct disk-to-image: this would have had the bootloader (grub) cloned as well, allowing to ...