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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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DriveImaging - or How to copy entire operating system to another machine?

Can I use driveimaging to copy my entire operating system to another machine with different hardware. If this is possible by using driveimaging, what would be the best way to do it?
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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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Why does TestDisk ask me to create an image of an image created by ddrescue?

I've got a Mac OSX Mavericks of which I created an image, using GNU ddrescue: ddrescue -r 1 -n -S -v /dev/sdc/ /media/John/partition/macosx_backup.img /media/John/partition/macosx_backup.log ...
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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 64gb sd card that has 15.6gb of space used, I used gparted to shrink the partition, but have no idea how to convert the two partitions /sda1 and /sda2 into a ~16gb .img file. Everytime I ...
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Can't read superblock : mount reiserfs .dsk image failed

I have a failed 160 GB Western Digital Netcenter NAS disk and its image after failing in .DSK format. When I connect the disk to my ubuntu machine and typed: # losetup -o 512006144 /dev/loop1 ...
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Disk image, partitions selectively, all this using dd [closed]

Start point situation: HDD with MBR scheme, four primary partitions, one of them is Windows XP system and boot partition. Remaining partitions are used for plain user data files. This formatting was ...
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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 ...
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Setting up basic chroot environment from a fedora ISO image in Ubuntu

From a tutorial in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DebootstrapChroot at TLDR section i was able to set up a chroot environment for 32 bit Ubuntu ISO image under 64 bit Ubuntu. Now i neet to do the ...
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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 : ...
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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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After Recovering, What now?

So, my 750gb external HD started failing and I used gnu ddrescue to create an image of the drive onto my buddy's 2tb hard drive. The image auto-mounted onto the 2tb drive. So when i plug it in, my ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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If I burned a backup image of ubuntu onto a disk would it be possible to login to a live session of this?

I want to burn an image of my current ubuntu setup onto a thumb drive. My question is will it be possible to login to a live session of my ubuntu setup from the thumb drive.
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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 ...
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How to create an (Ubuntu) .img file from .iso on Ubuntu?

I would like to create an .img file containing Ubuntu 13.10. I know how to get the .iso, but instructions for how to 'convert' it to .img I only found under Mac (see, for example, here) -- however, I ...
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How to install Ubuntu to a .disk file

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 Live USB I have created a 25GB .disk file that is located on the Windows partition. (Same as WUBI) I have done: sudo losetup /dev/loop1 /mnt/<disk file ...
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Fix corupt external usb disk

Used win32diskimager (img to usb utility) to copy a Ubuntu to a external 500GB HDD and now it's corrupt (at least for windows), Ubuntu booted ok from it like nothing ever happened. The problem is I ...
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Can I generate an installation CD image from my current installation? How do I clone an Ubuntu install?

I recently upgraded my installation of 13.04 to 13.10. My friend has seen this and would like to install Ubuntu. Is there any way I can generate an installation CD from my current install without ...
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How do I create an encrypted growable disk image?

I don't want to encrypt my whole home directory, just my work folder. So I figured that having my work stuff in an encrypted ISO would be a good idea. How do I create an ISO? How do I encrypt that ...
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Creating filesystem from nothing

I need to create filesystem with just one partition from nothing (/dev/zero). I tried this sequence of commands: dd if=/dev/zero of=mountedImage.img bs=512 count=131072 fdisk mountedImage.img n ...
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dmg2img Image is corrupt

Okay, so I have a .dmg file I want to convert to .img It's stored in my home directory so I type: dmg2img image.dmg image.img (The image is actually called image) Then I get: ...
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How do I create a bit identical image of a usb stick?

I have a usb stick which is unreadable for some reason. I want to make an image of it for storage purposes so I can try to retrieve the data from the image at a later date. How would I go about ...
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What tool should I use for a bit-by-bit copy of my hard drive?

I recently wiped my hard disk with a fresh Ubuntu installation. I'm planning to use Testdisk to recover the files. However, since I do not have prior experience, I feel it would be safer if I could ...
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Error mounting disk image using guestmount

In trying to get qemubuilder to work, I'm using guestmount to mount an image (base-i386.qemu) on a temporary directory (/run/shm/qemu.3430) without needing root permissions. I am running Ubuntu ...
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Can I revert a USB flash drive to it's previous state?

I downloaded a USB disk image (.iso file) of 12.04 Precise and followed these instructions to create a Mac OSX bootable disk (.dmg file). The flash drive is enormous (~64 GB), and contained many ...
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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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how to run testdisk.exe on a dd image of a 2TB hard drive

BACKGROUND INFO: I have (2) 2TB hard drives. HD1 - I hosed the MBR, drive won't mount, can't see data, but it must be there because I didn't do anything much to it except with testdisk HD2 - was ...
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Creating an encrypted sparse image

On Mac OS X I had the option of creating an encrypted sparse image. I had this automount at boot and used it to store files that I wanted encrypted (tax documents, bank statements, or other personally ...
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Convert dd image file to iso

I've a disk dump image (.dd) of an old version of X-Linux (X-Linux R41). Is there any chance to successfully convert this .dd image to a .iso? I've tried this conversion through a forensic tool, but ...
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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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Create image from older to newer

I have an older hp-540 laptop and bought a new dell-inspiration-14r. Now I want to create a complete image of my older into the new one.Is this possible? if possible than how? I have ubuntu 12.04 in ...
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How do I make a disc image with all files and apps? [duplicate]

Ok, I wiped my HD, installed 12.04, installed all my apps, music, etc and have my OS exactly where I want it and would like to make an exact bootable image of everything to a 32G thumb drive so that I ...
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What to do with an Ubuntu disk image that appears as a WinRAR file?

I've never used Ubuntu before. Just heard from some friends. "IT'S GREAT!!!", they used to say. So i decided to try it. I downloaded WUBI, and ran it but 'twas takin' too much time. So I decided to ...