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Why is the Xenial lxd image twice the size of Wily and its predecessors?

$ lxc image list ubuntu: +--------------------+--------------+--------+-------------------------------------------------+---------+----------+-------------------------------+ | ALIAS | ...
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How can an image of an Ubuntu phone be taken?

I want to take a full image of everything on my Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu phone such that, following a complete factory reset or reflash of the phone, that full image can be restored completely on the phone....
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File size increases on disk image conversion with qemu-img

I downloaded two Ubuntu cloud image files xenial-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.img (294M) and xenial-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.vmdk (282M) from https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/xenial/current/. I ...
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Ubuntu Cloud Images - Desktop versions

I was wondering why on official Ubuntu cloud image repository there are only server versions and not standard desktop images (with GUI). Which is the simplest way to create it? Thanks!
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How can I make disk image without free space?

I want to make disk image in case if something goes wrong. I found few topics and method about zeroing free space, but people also said that method is not safe for SSD. Then I found other method - ...
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Ubuntu software for writing ISO image to SD card?

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried a few different methods of writing an .ISO file I have to an SD card. Startup Disk Creator doesn't work ("not enough free space" error -- not true), ...
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Making an iso backup of my system

at work I use my system more like a Virtual Machine than a real computer, as I am always reinstall the operating system fresh then downloading the same stuff over and over again, so I just made an ...
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Does the Ubuntu installer make hardware-specific adjustments

For several reasons I want to install Ubuntu 16.04 amd64 on one machine and then transfer it to some other machines by tar'ing its rootfs volume. I know already about the difficult things like boot ...
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Can I create a Ubuntu disc image from inside a VirtualBox?

I'm in the process of moving from Windows to Ubuntu (14.04) for my web/mobile development and realize that I might definitely screw my PC up at some point. Rather than start over from scratch, I would ...
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Trouble with apt-get install due to multiple linux-images?

So I was trying to install python-numpy, but I've been getting this error: masonscott@amory:~/Workspace/research/nsf-cogneuro-feb11$ sudo apt-get install python-numpy Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to set up a disk-image

I created an Android Open Source project that requires to be installed on an Ubuntu machine a lot of tools, packages. In order to facilitate contributions, I want to create a disk-image with all pre-...
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Could I put both the AMD64 and i386 Ubuntu images on one usb drive?

Basically, the PC I use at home is 64-bit and the computers at my school are 32-bit. I'm kind of doubting it, but I'm wondering if I can make a persistent liveUSB of Ubuntu with the startup disk maker ...
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Using Ubuntu Live CD to create disk image?

My Windows laptop (ThinkPad W520) has issues. Windows cannot repair itself. I have used a USB adapter to verify that the HDD is fine and also managed to boot it up using an Ubuntu Live disk. I want to ...
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Creating disk image where destination partition is smaller than the source

It seems one of the requirements of a disk image tool like Clonezilla is that the destination partition for the image is at least as large as the source partition. I have a Windows disk that I would ...
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Shrink .img ext4 partition image file after deleting files inside it

I have a 27GB image of an ext4 partition: $ ll ubuntu.img -rw------- 1 ipc-admin ipc-admin 27191672832 Okt 28 09:17 ubuntu.img $ file ubuntu.img ubuntu.img: Linux rev 1.0 ext4 filesystem data, ...
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Can I use Guymager tool to create image of Android Phone?

I wish to create bit-by-bit images of Android phone and it's SD card. So far I have learnt to create dd images. But I am unable to use them as they are just raw images. I wish to use this Guymager ...
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Is that possible to transfer already installed Ubuntu to a bootable USB stick?

I would love to transfer my modified and configured Ubuntu installation to a bootable pendrive so I could use it later anywhere. I hope that it's achievable and there's already been made some ...
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Steps to reset disk image

If I want to create a custom ubuntu image e.g. for my raspberry pi which steps do I need to take to "reset" ubuntu? e.g. recreating ssh keys etc. My goal is to create an image that can be used for ...
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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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Create blank disk image for file storage

Similar to the way Mac OS X users can create and mount blank .dmg files, add and remove files as much as they wish, and move that image wherever they want... as if it were a virtual USB drive. Is ...
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Create RAID array of image files

OK, so I've got three image files in /home/, and they each reside on different physical drives: image1.img image2.img image3.img Each image is the same size, and I want to put the images ...
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Revertably use computer's hard disk from portable system

Running Ubuntu from a portable medium (USB stick), I want to also be able to use the HDD of a computer, e.g. for swap and to temporarily save data. However, I want not to touch the HDD in a not ...
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Portable Ubuntu with ability to create, mount and remove without traces encrypted virtual disks on any HDD

I will be on vacations and where I go, there will be a computer in my room. I don't know what type of computer, how old, what specs, nothing. But probably it will have Windows installed and probably I ...
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how do I image a drive to an uncompressed file?

I swear every tutorial I see and every software I run across can't give you an exact image of your drive, it's either gzip-compressed, or it's in another format for some specific software. I want to ...
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How do I reduce the size of a Ubuntu Virtual Image in Virtual Box?

I've read in another post (How do I increase the hard disk size of the virtual machine?) that to change the size of a Virtual Disk Image(.vdi) one can use the following command: VBoxManage modifyhd ...
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Error while running 'glance image-create' command

While issuing the command: "glance image-create --name "cirros" --file cirros-0.3.3-x86_64-disk.img --disk-format qcow2 --container-format bare --is-public True --progress" I got the following error ...
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How to put Preinstalled UBUNTU Touch Image in usb

I have an x86 tablet and I want to install Ubuntu touch on it I downladed the tar.gz image at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-touch/daily-preinstalled/20150523/ but since its tar.gz I do not know ...
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Recover external drive after faulty clone

I was trying to restore my formatted D partition using testdisk by following the first answer in this Q&A In one of the steps I was supposed to clone my D drive to an external HDD and did so ...
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How to install snappy Ubuntu 15.04 Core images on a PC

Can you please help with some instructions on how to install Snappy Ubuntu core on an AMD64 PC? I can find the image at this URL. But I've not been successful installing booting it of an USB and ...
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Cannot mount large .img disk image files

Normally, when I open a .img disk image (with Disk Image Mounter, which right-click menu tells me), I can mount it and browse the disk image. However, with large disk images (over a gigabyte, this has ...
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GRUB2 booting raw hdd disk image via loopback

First of all, i tried to google, but only found how to's for booting iso files with grub via loopback. Im running linux mint 17.1 64, up to date. i have a complete dd image of a 128GB SSD with ...
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Copy an image of a disk to an external drive

As far as my last copying experience went, basically it didn't happen. I have tried the onboard GUI tools to create a disk image. I am not bothered about errors, I just need to make a copy of that ...
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How to shrink a Raspberry Pi SD card image?

I have a 64 GB SD card that has 15.6 GB of space used. I used GParted to shrink the partition, but I have no idea how to convert the two partitions /sda1 and /sda2 into an approximately 16&...
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Why doesn't this custom created usb drive image mount?

I'm trying to mount a custom usb drive image created with fdisk. This is how I created the image: Created a file of the exact same size of an old usb drive image used as a model: dd if=/dev/zero of=...
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Disk Image (img) cannot mount

I have made a disk image file of /dev/sda1 partition which has windows xp recovery environment. The file is 20.1 GB stored on a ext4 partition, when I am going to open it with the tool of disks app to ...
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disk image feature in disks utility. Has anyone used it?

I have my ubuntu 14.04 system in one partition (I do not have an extra partition for home) while I have date in another partition. I regularly backup data using a backup tool (areca) but I was ...
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How to make a image file of Galaxy Note

I have a old Galaxy Note 1 - SHV-E160S which is connected to Ubuntu 14.04 PC with USB. > Galaxy Note Information : > - Model : SHV-E160S > - OS : Android 4.0.4 > - Kernel : 3.0.8-...
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Create System Image(Steps to clone all partitions)

I would like to create an image file of my system and then load that file and get my system back, as it is right now. The reason I am asking that, is that I would like to upgrade my laptop's hard ...
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Is there a way to edit a UDF disk image file/ISO image?

I have an ISO image with a UDF filesystem and a boot sector and I need to add a file to it. When I do sudo mount -o loop,rw /tmp/file.iso /tmp/dir I get mount: block device /tmp/file.iso is write-...
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How can I recover files from a FAT disk image in their original locations?

I had an MP3 player that deleted most of its files. I created an 8GB image file with dd right away. I looked at and tried to use some of the recovery software, but they just give me a bunch of files,...
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Mounting Disk Image in Raw format

While trying to mount a disk image in Raw(dd) format using the following command mount nps-2010-emails.dd /media/manu/ I get the following error message mount: you must specify the filesystem ...
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Conversion of disk image from Encase (E01) to Raw format

I am trying to convert from EnCase to Raw format using instructions given on this page. The following takes place: manu@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ ewfexport nps-2010-emails.E01 The program 'ewfexport' is ...
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What is “image is oversized …” bug?

I have been seen this message since a long time: Warning: This image is oversized (which is a bug) and will not fit onto a standard 703MiB CD. However, you may still test it using a DVD, a USB ...
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How can I use the default generic kernel in a UEC Ubuntu Cloud Image?

I download a UEC style Ubuntu Precise image from http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/ that I want to use in an OpenStack cloud, but I want to make some modifications to it before booting the VM. ...
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How to take an image of the entire hard disk? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.4 I like to take an image of entire hard disk is there any software for this operating system or we can take image through Norton ghost?
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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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Creating a core image

If I create an image (ie., install and do what I need to do for the image), is there a process or an application I can use to create a "spin" to roll out to a couple of computers, and is there a ...
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How to make ubuntu-13.10-server installation writable?

I have downloaded and dd'd a thumb drive with the ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso file (sudo dd if=ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso of=/dev/rdisk3). Unfortunately, after the installation the thumb drive is ...
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Make a bootable image of installed linux

Is there a way to create a bootable disk of the installed linux OS retaining all the settings and programs. i.e i'd wanted to restore all the settings and installed programs of my OS when i install it ...
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qemu-img: error while reading sector 327680: Invalid argument

I am trying to convert vmdk image to raw format but I am getting an error statement. qemu-img convert -f vmdk Ubuntu-12.04-LTS-Jeos-1.0-disk1.vmdk -O raw myImage.raw and I am getting following ...