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Installing clonezilla ubuntu

Hello I am attempting to install clonezilla on ubuntu. I received an error message regarding needing to set a name server address so I set my name server ip address to 8.8.4.4. When I attempt to run ...
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Clonezilla Syslinux and partition Mounting

I recently cloned my current Ubuntu working environment (12.04) to an ext4 partition of my external hard drive using clonezilla. When I wanted to boot from this partition I get the error message from ...
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Ubuntu/Window 7 Dual Boot…Cloning the Ubuntu Partition to another drive

Alright, I have an Ubuntu/Windows 7 dual boot. Windows 7 was installed first and is on a SSD. I installed Ubuntu on a separate 500gb hard drive afterwards as a dual boot configuration. I read ...
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PXE e53 error no boot file detect

I have a ubuntu desktop 12.04 and installed clonezilla server on it, our environment has a TP-link and a switch, the TP-Link provides the DHCP, WAN connection services and the switch connect with it ...
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Backup and Disaster recovery moving from Windows XP

I have recently migrated from Windows XP to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and am trying to understand how to reproduce the functionality I used in Windows for backups, and if possible improve it. I used to run ...
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After manufactor logo computer wait few minutes before start loading Lubuntu

From Live USB loading is normal. Before Lubuntu there was Zorin OS - booting was normal. And on this black screen before I will see Lubuntu logo - I think computer doing something actively, because I ...
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can't restore 12.04 from image after editing a tightVNC startup script

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 on my computer, setting it up to become a media server. Hardware: Intel Xeon processor, ubuntu is on a 64GB SSD, with two 3TB hard drives in the other HD bays and 4GB of ...
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How to create a mountable backup with partclone(after using clonezilla), i can normally restore from with clonezilla?

So, i want to mount a clonezilla image file. For this to happen, i would use partclone and instead of ca 500 small files i will get one big file, which i could mount. Can i afterwards delete the ...
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Can I load Clonezilla not from USB but from my main internal HDD?

I use Clonezilla for backups. For that I write image to USB, loading from it and make image to my second PC. Can I load Clonezilla not from USB but from HDD of my laptop?
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How to restore a CloneZilla image

I have bought a new PC with Windows 8 installed on it. I have restored the image I crated with CloneZilla of my Ubuntu 13.10 system frm my old computer. When I restarted the computer I haven't the ...
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Backup SSD as image

I want to backup an existing SSD on a new notebook with a pre-installed Windows, Recovery Partition, ... before I wipe it and install Ubuntu on it. (It is too small for a dual-boot) Until now I have ...
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Grub menu entry that boot in two diffrent Ubuntu

I have used CloneZilla to clone my Ubuntu partition into another partition. Now on my grub menu I have two Ubuntu, one named Ubuntu and anoother Ubuntu 13.10. My problem is that when enter to the ...
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GNU ddrescue imaging results — 116 errors a lot?

A little background on this. It's an 256 GB SSD drive with Windows SP3 32-bit and it's encrypted with PGP Whole Disk Encryption. The file system is corrupt and unreadable. I first ran Clonezilla to ...
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restore clonezilla image on another PC (Ubuntu 12.04)

I use a old HP 5800 PC for installation of openfire server on Ubuntu Server 12.04. For backup, I clone whole HDD. May I know what should be procedure for restoring the image on another PC. Or it's ...
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How to know which Ubuntu I'm booting on

I have used CloneZilla to clone my Ubuntu partition to another partition of the same HDD. Now I have noticed that I have two Ubuntu in the grub menu. How Can get only one Ubuntu in the grub menu? Or ...
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Is it possible to exclude folders in Clonezilla?

I want to backup my Xubuntu using Clonezilla, but I want to exclude some folders, like pictures. Is it possible to exclude some folders from being backed up on Clonezilla? I have 18gb of music, 20 gb ...
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How to clone to a smaller harddisk?

How to clone a harddisk to a smaller sized one. Clonezilla is great but it doesn't support such functionality. Also dd and PartImage don't support this demand. rsync will not copy the MBR since an ...
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Clonezilla SE issues

This is my first go-around with Clonezilla SE. I have it on it's own, private, network where the server is also serving DHCP to the machines that join the network. Server: Dell Optiplex 790 (SFF) OS: ...
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Does clonezilla format the destination HDD?

I want to make an image of my OS partitions. I just have a HDD with important data on it here which i won't format because of it's data. Now I want to know if clonezilla formats the destination HDD ...
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Clonezilla Live - USB Boot - defaults to sda

Background: Images taken using Clonezilla Live, booted via CD and cloned 2 disks sda1, and sdb1. I am attempting to restore those same images using a USB drive to both boot machine into Clonezilla ...
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Bootable USB image

I have read and tried a number of the scenarios in the Clonezilla live docs and I haven't as yet been successful in creating what I hope I can. I have also searched the Forum here (via key words etc) ...
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Clonezilla not booting to PXE

I'm trying to restore a client computer from a server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Clonezilla. I installed Clonzilla from the DRBL package I got from the drbl website, but I can't seem to get the ...
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I have cloned my hard drive (Ubuntu server) to a bigger one

The free space still says the original hard drives amount even though I have cloned it to a 300GB Drive what is bigger, I have use gparted to make the drive use the free space but still no difference ...
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Clonezilla/Partclone says target partition size is smaller than source- except its not?

I am copying a 120GB SSD containing Ubuntu and Windows 7 to a 240GB SSD. I booted in windows and formatted the 240GB as one NTFS partition. When I use clonezilla everything seems to go well but then ...
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Clonezilla fail to restore disk after dist-upgrade

My boss who think he is a linux divinity upgraded a ubuntu server from 13.04 to 13.10 without asking me first and performed all of his actions in root. Since he did this Clonezilla is unable to ...
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Migrate server with Clonezilla to larger disk

I have a virtual Ubuntu server with a 40 GB hdd. I used Clonezilla and created an disk image of that server. The reason I want to clone it is because of disk space (I need more). The other server is ...
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Full system hard drive backup options

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and alreday I managed to wreck it several times that I had to fully reinstall it. I need a robust solution to clone the whole hdd so that no matter how bad the damage - ...
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What is the proper way to set up Clonezilla SE on Ubuntu Server 12.04?

I'm trying to set up a Clonezilla Server on Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 64-bit. Here's my system: • HP Compaq dc5800 MT with latest BIOS (1.59) • Intel Graphics • Onboard Intel Gigabit Ethernet • Linksys ...
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Machine Specific Booting after restoring clonezilla image?

I had a 16gb flashdrive in which I installed Ubuntu (using my Dell laptop) the first partition was of 8gb NTFS, the 2nd of ext4 of 7.3GB rest as SWAP. I made this portable OS as a universal OS that ...
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Wifi Not Working on Ubuntu 12.04 after Cloning With Clonezilla

The network manager has stored the original wifi mac address. And therefore not allow changes for standard users. If i log in with the root password i can change the wifi mac address and it will ...
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how to remove clonezilla from ubuntu?

I had chosen the hard drive option and tuxboot downloaded and installed clonezilla but dont know how to use it/boot it from hard drive. Therefore either need to remove clonezilla and tuxboot or ...
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Why's Clonezilla not able to complete the backup of my HDD (ext4)

I have a single HDD with one single partition. What I need is to make an entire backup image of it and burn it to a DVD so that, in case of a messup, I can restore the entire HDD, as it was before. ...
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Is the create disk image in the disks utility like clonezilla?

In Ubuntu 13.04, the GUI disks utility has the "create disk image" feature. Is it like a disk image that Clonezilla can produce ? If yes, let say I save an image of my HDD which contains my OS to ...
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Is it possible to use Amazon Glacier as backup target for CloneZilla?

If I boot up a system with the CloneZilla LiveCD, is it possible to create a image of an entire disk and upload it to Amazon Glacier? Edit: Maybe my question could be misunderstood. I know that it is ...
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Blank screen after entering password on login screen after clonezilla restore

I get a blank screen after entering my login password at the ubuntu login screen. And after a short while the login screen is restored. Any further attempts result in a similar cycle as before. This ...
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Restore Clonezilla Disk Image to a Disk of a Different Size

I use Clonezilla at my school to save and restore disk Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows images over LAN. When I try to restore an image to a computer with a disk whose size is not identical to the disk where ...
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How to migrate Ubuntu/Windows 7 dualboot from HDD to HDD+SSD without reinstall?

I have a working dual-boot setup (Ubuntu 12.10 and Win7) on my laptop. I got a 320GB HDD with partitions for /, /home, swap, winsys and a big windata partition. There's more than 250GB space occupied ...
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Boot a DRBL Live via pxe

I'm running a FOG server and added many hacks to my pxe menu but now I want to add DRBL Live but it doesn't work I tried that with this pxe configuration LABEL fog.drbl MENU PASSWD ...
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What version of clonezilla live should I use?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal 64 bits, on a different partition Windows Vista 32 bits (brought this factory and I is useful for programs that bring). I want to clone both OS with ...
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Restore dual boot disk with clonezilla & grub repair

I have a dual boot system with first Windows Vista installed (ntfs partition) and then Ubuntu 12.04 (ext4 partition). I take full back up of it with clonezilla live, with full disk image. disk ...
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How to fix connection errors after CloneZilla Server setup?

I followed this tutorial to install CloneZilla Server on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The installation was well-explained. The cloning went without any problem. But what is so frustrating is that I don't have ...
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how to find partition name of usb drive

I am trying to install Clonezilla to my usd drive . At the very last step I need to run sudo makeboot.sh /dev/sdb But I got this error information "/dev/sdb" is not a valid partition name but ...
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Use clonezilla without booting from the clonezilla live cd?

I have two hard drives, /dev/sda and /dev/sda. Predictably, I boot from sda. When I boot from the clonezilla live cd and go through the wizard to make a backup image, it tells me that I can use a ...
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Filesystem locks up (read-only) after HDD -> SSD clone, no sudo access, no applications

I recently cloned my old HDD to a new smaller SSD and something must have gone wrong. Windows 7 works absolutely fine, but Ubuntu 12.04 has issues - at first, it works normally, but after only a ...
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Installing Ubuntu 11.10 over 10.04

I tried upgrading Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04.However there were many boot problems and I couldn't boot 10.04 successfully. My computer has broken down and not working. 10.04 was the only OS installed. I ...
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How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 9.10 to 11.10? [closed]

We need to program in CUDA 5.0 which can be installed only on ubuntu 11.10 or 12.04. Our current version, 9.10, is no longer supported, so we chose to proceed with a clean installation. Since we have ...
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Make recovery disk for customers

I hear about other computer shops that sells customers recovery disks that they have created. I'm assuming all that they do is make a image and uses an automation script that allows this to be done. ...
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How to create a default port which has DHCP set

I have 3 ports configured on my Ubuntu 12.04. 2 are bonded and used for DRBL pxe boot server and Clonezilla The other one I want as the internet port and is set to DHCP. How do I get ubuntu to use ...
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Setting Default Ubuntu eth port

Background: I have a desktop computer running Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed DRBL to handle DHCP server and Clonezilla Server. I have a network card in my desktop with 2 ports in it. These 2 ports ...
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Strategy Need to Migrate larger SATA drive to smaller SSD?

My current 12.04 install is on a 750GiB SATA drive and I would like to smaller 480GiB SSD. I only have about 250GiB in use right now, along with an 8 GiB swap partition. I regularly use Clonezilla, ...