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failed to restore packages from server A to server B

I'm trying to install the packages from server A to server B, but I get these messages, and a specific error at the end of these warnings, do you know what I can do? why i get this error. command i am ...
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Need help installing a new boot drive in a second slot

I have a UEFI laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad P72) with multiple internal NVMe drive slots. I currently have a documents and media drive in slot 0, and a boot drive in slot 1. Ubuntu 20.04 and my various ...
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timeshift --clone console using

Cant run system clone via timeshift utility. May be I'm using wrong syntax? user@ubuntuserver:~$ sudo timeshift --clone [sudo] password for user: /dev/sdb1 is mounted at: /run/timeshift/backup, ...
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How to change UUID of NTFS partition?

There is a way to modify the UUID of NTFS partition by modifying the superblock. Volume serial number is the eight bytes beginning at offset 0x48 in an ntfs formatted drive/partition so, altering it ...
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I want to install Ubuntu on my new ssd on my old laptop

I have set my new ssd on my laptop and using the old hdd as usb. But my Ubuntu 20.04 is installed on my old hdd… now how I can install Ubuntu 22.04 on my new ssd with is currently set on my laptop and ...
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How can I clone a dual-boot with Windows 10 and Linux?

I have been experimenting with cloning dual boots, with mixed success. Acronis True Image successfully will clone a Windows 10 installation, but all Linux (Ubuntu base) OS's are broken. Similarly, ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Cloning

I have a server with 2x EPYC 7402's with Ubuntu 20.04 set up exactly the way I need to run some processing code. I recently got a new sever with 2x EPYC 7F72's. I matched the bios settings as best I ...
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Lost all files by using dd [duplicate]

I did get a new ssd and tried doing duplicate of the old ssd into the one, usind the dd command, but after finishing progressing the 250 Gb, everything from old and new ssd just disappeared. This is ...
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Clone The Entire Laptop SSD to Another SSD

there! I just want to ask if is it possible to clone the entire system to a new one? I want to change my SSD to a bigger one, what if I don't want to re-install it? How to make it possible? are there ...
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How to unify /home and /, placing home back into the root partition, clone the drive and put it in a new machine?

I've bought a new machine. This --> Move separate /home partition to the default configuration /home folder is the first part of what I want to do - I think. The new machine is a NUC and has one ...
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create clone with dd to another drive

So I want to backup what I have done to Raspian using my Ubuntu laptop and followed the advice at the below link. so using this command... sudo dd if=/dev/mmcblk0 of=~/sd-card-copy.img bs=1M status=...
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Syspreping an Ubuntu image

Is there a way to make a capture-ready Ubuntu image? something like Sysprep for Windows, where you remove all the user-specific data from the image (like user accounts, passwords, etc ...) to make a '...
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How to use dd to clone single drive to raid1?

Running dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/md126 is taking some time so it seems like it's working but I am not sure what else may need to be done after to make the system bootable. When trying to mount /dev/...
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WiFi adapter does not working on machine's clone

I configured a machine with Ubuntu 20.04 and all worked fine. Then I created an image with Clonezilla and restored it on an identical machine. On the clone, the WiFi adapter is not available anymore: $...
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Git Clone: GnuTls recv error (-9) Unable to decode TLS packet

I am trying to install Openstack through Devstack (Ubuntu server 20.04) and during installation dealing with above issue when setup starts cloning heat.git. So far I have updated ca certificates and ...
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Mass production for Ubuntu systems

I'm working on a project that is based upon an industrial PC. It runs Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop. Right now I finished the development and I have a PC with a ready-to-use environment: customized Ubuntu ...
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Moving entire installation to a new hard drive

This question is probably super common, but my situation might not be :) let's see.. I have a PC tower running as a home server using Ubuntu server 20.04 LTS (NAS, minecraft, etc random stuff). I want ...
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how to clone sd card without mbr with ubuntu?

I clone an sd card (32Go) and I copy it to a sd card of different size (64Go). I use those commands: sudo dd if=/dev/sdc of=Debian.img status=progress sudo dd if=Debian.img of=/dev/sdc status=progress ...
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Proper Incremental Backup/cloning Solution for an Ubuntu 20.04 LEMP Server (and turning clones into bootable ISO's on the fly)

BACKGROUND I still consider myself sort of a noob when it comes to setting up server. So when answering this question, please give as much detail as possible in your answers. ENVIRONMENT I run a LEMP ...
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How to access a cloned VirtualBox Ubuntu Server via SSH to get a different Address

I installed a headless Ubuntu server build on VirtualBox, and once I fully prepared it to work, I cloned it to have a second, exactly the same, instance. However, the clone shares it's CMD SSH access ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 Cannot Boot From External USB HDD

My filesystem layout, internal is sda and external is sdb: sda ├─sda1 ...
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Safe way to boot test a clone of my internal drive?

I’m on Ubuntu 21.04 on my laptop (MSI Bravo 15 Ryzen 7 4800H 15.6" 16GB A4DDR-212IN with 2 internal nvme drive slots). I’m regularly using Clonezilla to clone my main internal drive to an ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 VM - can't edit network connections after changing IP address

I cloned a Lubuntu 18.04 VM (running on ESXi). When I started the cloned copy I edited the network connections (using the menu in the lower right corner of the screen) and changed the IPV4 IP address ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.5 decrease used hard drive

I have a little server running at home, for several years now, but now it have some web apps running, and the old sata hdd drive it's causing some problems, mainly too slow to handle the requests and ...
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cloned Ubuntu 20.10 installation on same hardware fails at boot

I have more than 100 units of the same HW I need to prepare for our product delivery. All of them are the very same HW (celeron N platform, 32GB SSD) and come with a standard Ubuntu 20.10 installation ...
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Create Ubuntu Installation USB or DVD from my current Ubuntu Installation with all my apps/settings etc

I have an operating Ubuntu installation and I would like to create an installation USB or DVD that will include all my apps and settings from my current installation. Is this possible? Ubuntu version ...
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How do I move a Ubuntu Install to a drive where Windows is already installed?

I know clonezilla would work if I was moving to a clean drive, but that's NOT what I want to do. The reason I'm having a problem is simple: I installed Ubuntu and told it to "Install alongside ...
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How to add .env file

I run Ubuntu terminal via windows (installed it via windows insider program) I joined this company as intern and they have a website that they are working on. I was given certain steps to follow, so I ...
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Working with an nvme m.2 on a RPi - Issues with booting from

Couple question related to R{i and nvme m.2. (1) I've been successful(in some cases) getting the Linux system image installed on my RPi on an m.2 drive. However getting it to boot from it is like ...
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How to clone system boot disk to new attached disk

Currently I have 350G size of disk. But 75G only used. I attached new additional disk 100G in GCP. I want to clone the 75G (boot and data) to new 100G to minimize cost. What are the commands to be ...
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Can a linux raid array be cloned?

I have my system all set up on a pair of older NVMe drives and I have a new pair of PCIe 4.0 drives coming in today. My motherboard will support all four drives. Is there a way to clone the arrays, ...
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considarations for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS dual boot with Passthrough and standar boot

I running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with nouveau drivers and the integrate graphics card, and a dedicate nvidia gpu for a KVM GPU passthrough configuration. All works perfect. However, I am planing go back to ...
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Question on cloning(using dd command) entire system to SSD

After reading on threads, I'm still confused and need your help. My laptop is Lenovo G580 20157 - 2 Hard Drives (sda and sdb) sda(500GB) - SSD sdb(250GB) - Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS see the picture attached ...
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Replacing Hard Disk used for storage Ubuntu is on SSD

I have Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS installed on a SSD and two other hard drives I use for storage. I want to upgrade one to a bigger drive is there a way to clone it. I have a USB3 Hardrive dock as well. I am ...
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Cloning the `D:` disk: how do I recognize the right `if=/dev/`?

Last time when I cloned my data HDD the task was easy. I had 4TB source and 8TB target. Now it is worse: I have two 8TB disks. My question is obvious: how do I recognize from lsblk the right paths to ...
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can dd be used with an external hdd to clone the image on a new system?

I think I asked that right, but here goes. I have 2 systems A and B. A has failed. I want to clone B and install it on A. Can I use dd to make a clone of B, put that clone on an external HDD to ...
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Using dd to clone a server with multiple partitions

Is it possible to use dd to clone multiple partitions to one .iso file? I have a system I want to clone to another box, with multiple partitions. Can dd be used to perform this task? From what I can ...
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ubuntu boot very slow after clonning from HDD to SSD using gparted partition clonning

I bought a new samsung evo 870 ssd and wanted to clone my existing ubuntu partition from HDD. After referring multiple articles I clonned it using gparted partition clonning and then the ubuntu boot ...
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understanding df -h output for use with dd

What do the different sda devices represent in this df -h output? Aren't /var /usr /opt all apart of / (the root directory)? Does this mean those directories are partitioned differently? -bash-3.2$ df ...
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Cloning Ubuntu from a usb key to a partition of internal SSD

I have Ubuntu installed on a usb drive for a while now. I could not installed it along side Windows because my SSD was in RAID mode and not AHCI, so Ubuntu was not able to detect it. But recently I ...
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How can I clone my HDD to a smaller SSD?

I am trying to clone my whole Ubuntu 20.04 LTS operating system from a bigger (500 GB) HDD to a smaller (120 GB) SSD. I know that there is a huge difference between 120 and 500 GB, but I am only using ...
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Different boot experience after cloning SSD

I use to have Ubuntu installed on a 64gb SSD... But then it needed more capacity. So I cloned the SSD into one with 128gb capacity using the "Disks" application on Ubuntu (that comes pre-...
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How to clone a smaller SSD to larger SSD on Ubuntu Linux 18.04?

This is my first time trying to the below task. So far I followed the links below Fastest way to migrate to a bigger SSD (18.04) How would I speed up a full disk dd? https://www.tigraine.at/2014/01/...
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How to clone Ubuntu from HDD to SSD using Windows

I have dual boot windows and Ubuntu 20.10 on HDD. I have installed a SSD in place of DVD player on HP laptop. I want to know if there is any way I can clone Ubuntu to a partition of new SSD using the ...
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How can I clone a Ubuntu installation from a dual drive dual boot set up to new SSD?

My current system set up is as follows: System: Host: Ubuntu 20.10 Kernel: 5.8.0-33-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: N/A Distro: Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Machine: Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK ...
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Cloned 16.04 LTS system won't boot

I've been using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for about 3 years now, and finally used up all the space on my 1TB HDD. So I cloned my entire old 1TB HDD to a new 2TB SSD with gparted, expecting the outcome to be an ...
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Disk to use it's full space

I've recently bought an M2 SSD into my home server, running Ubuntu 20.10. The original SATA SSD was a 120GB SSD, the one I bought is a 240GB. I didn't want to install everything from the basics, so I'...
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Boot problem after NVMe SSD cloning Ubuntu 18.04

I booted an ubuntu 18.04 live system and copied both partitions of my old Ubuntu 18.04 NVMe-SSD (one EFI System Partition fat32 and one ext4 partition, no encryption) onto a new one of the same size (...
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How to move Ubuntu from old Disk (upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04) to new Disk (Fresh install 20.04 LTS) -> data + apps?

Got a question, if somebody can help me with a guide or by providing a link how to proceed with such OS move? I got new SSD disk and want to move my old one (Upgraded ubuntu from 18 to 20.04) to this ...
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How do I backup everything on Ubuntu 20.04?

I would like to backup everything on my computer (as simply as poss) and save it somewhere else like a usb drive. For example I would like to copy everything, my desktop, theme, all my favourites from ...
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