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Questions tagged [clone]

Questions related to cloning features or devices.

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Data recovery from a partition clone

My hard drive running on Ubuntu server recently crashed and I lost the files. However I have a clone of the partition, and want to recover the files. Is it possible? Edit: The partition is ext4 and ...
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Cloning Ubuntu to a larger partition with Clonezilla

Sometime ago I bought a 480 GB SSD to expand the space in my laptop. On it I have one with 240 GB where is installed a dual boot between Windows 10 and Ubuntu Unity 18.04. The boot type is UEFI. Okay....
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How to clone Ubuntu 18.04 partition from a notebook SSD to a desktop PC SSD?

I'd like to clone my Ubuntu partition (on the SSD of my notebook (250GB)) on a new SSD (250GB) which I'd like to install on my desktop PC. This is because I'd like to use my desktop PC which is much ...
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How to make a clone on the same system with tar?

I have already tried this and it is not working. I took a tar of my root directory and read it into another like-sized partition on the same machine. I modified the fstab on the clone so that / ...
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Clone only the data from disk to .img disk file?

Is there a program to run in the terminal and tell it to just copy the sectors with information in use to an .img file and ignore the sectors NOT assigned? I need something like that so I can later ...
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Install Ubuntu with current setup and apps to OS-free PC [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu installed, with some small apps and scripts running on it. I need to deploy this current setup to other PCs. Until now whenever I needed this setup I just installed it manually to other ...
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lubuntu 18.10 x64 installed on USB stick clone to usb stick 2

Help! Creating clone from a cosmic installed bootable USB stick; I have a working running USB stick with lubuntu 18.10 cosmic on it. I installed the stick by a normal lubuntu 18.10 .iso. Now I ...
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Proper way to clone an Ubuntu Server 18.04 virtual machine?

I have a production Ubuntu Server 18.04 running Tomcat in a virtual environment. I'd like to clone it to create a test server with the same configuration. I realize that it's best to install from ...
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How to get the install date of an Ubuntu VM cloned from a template in VMware

I would like to know if its possible to find out the install date of an Ubuntu Virtual Machine which is cloned from a template in VMware? I know RedHat has that option. Cant really find one for Ubuntu....
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Single drive with EFI partition + Linux filesystem partition TO 2 drives with Raid 1

I'm stuck here ... I'm trying to go from one single drive to a raid1 configuration in Ubuntu 18.04 server. I've read some step by step guides, but in those guides they don't mention an EFI partition : ...
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Clone a flashdrive

How do you clone a bootable flashdrive? What Linux software can clone a flash drive. I tried doing a sector by sector copy using a Windows application which worked but the Linux flash drive doesn't ...
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What is the best way to clone the system and backup files in Ubuntu 18.10

After spending so much time to change the settings to make the system work, I want to clone the system so that when something goes wrong, I can recover the system to its last cloned state. What is the ...
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How to copy and restore to smaller partition

I want to copy a partition from hd to another with small partition. Must be: support ext4 file system can create image file for later use. compress images files copy only the used file system ...
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Cloned sdbx partition to sdax. Now Ubuntu boots from sdax instead of sdbx

I just wanted to do a backup and now this. How can I boot from sdbx? /dev/mapper/sda3_crypt: UUID="0sMY0p-eQ1c-FSgC-YZ2r-KqrD-pgqX-j52nld" TYPE="LVM2_member" /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root: UUID="...
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Copy Ubuntu Server 18.04 to other Ubuntu Machine

Am having Ubuntu Server 18.04 core with LAMP and other supporting packages installed. I want to migrate all of its content files and installed packages to a other machine with the same Ubuntu Server ...
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Create an img file with Ubuntu hard disk info

I have installed the latest version of Ubuntu and I've spent about 4 hours installing and customizing software within the OS. I would like to create an .IMG file that contains the hard disk partition ...
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Upgrading primary drive from SATA HDD to SSD

I want to upgrade my system drive that ubuntu is installed on to a SSD. It is currently installed on a 1TB SATA Drive, which is also the boot drive, all my data is on other drives (except a few ...
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Cloning Ubuntu 18.04 LVM filesystem question

This is a very basic LVM cloning question since Ubuntu 18.04 pretty much requires using this filesystem scheme. I've read quite a few threads/answers regarding the cloning of various Ubuntu ...
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Grub terminal after cloning Ubuntu 16.04 from internal SSD to external HDD

I currently have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on my E580 thinkpad's 240 SSD. I want to clone my installation to an external 1Tb HDD and then replace ubuntu with Windows 10 on the SSD. The reason is that I ...
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Clone/Import VM from within target VM

I have a VirtualBox VM (Ubuntu) and a VMWare VM (that doesn't have internet connection). Until now I worked on the VirtualBox but need to move my work to the VMWare. I'm not an administrator of the ...
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How to clone mounted drives?

I'm looking for a tool that allows me to clone my main hard drive (/dev/sda) into a secondary drive (/dev/sdb) without having to unmount the source, because the source is live and cannot be unmounted, ...
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Cloning Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu dd

Will there be any problem/caveat when I have a hda disk with Windows 8.1 system and with a bootable flash disk I enter under Ubuntu system this command: dd if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdb bs=1M
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Rsync copying excluded directories

Background I am trying to make a very comprehensive backup of my Ubuntu system. I am running the following rsync command: sudo rsync -aAEHSXxv --progress --delete --exclude={/home/sterlingbutters/...
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Unviewable partitions after cloning with dd

I cloned a 250GB SSD to a 500GB one using this command: sudo dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb bs=64K conv=noerror,sync status=progress The cloning process seem to have gone well looking at the progress. ...
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How to install librtlsdr and pyrtlsdr from github?

I am trying to install librtlsdr and pyrtlsdr for my raspberry pi project from github.But after downloading the necessary files from github I don't know the process to install them. https://github....
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Transferring data between drives of dissimilar capacities

I have a 80 GB hard drive which contains a copy of Ubuntu and a total of about 20 GB of data. I would like to transfer this data over to a SSD that is 60 GB in capacity. I've looked at tools such as ...
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Is Somagic SMI Grabber supported in Ubuntu 16.04?

I have another clone of the EasyCap USB capture device. Id identifies itself as following: 1c88:0007 Somagic, Inc. SMI Grabber (EasyCAP DC60+ clone) (no firmware) [SMI-2021CBE] It looks that this ...
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Error appear when booting Clonezilla

I've put a Clonezilla boot image on a USB drive then when I boot Clonezilla I get the below screen then Clonzezilla opens normally. I wonder if this will affect my cloning process?
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Clone Linux Partition Only from Dual Boot 16.04 disk to make new Bootable Linux disk?

I have a system where the main SSD has Ubuntu 16.0.4 and Windows 10 in a dual boot configuration. I want to copy just the Linux operating system to a new SSD that will not be dual booted. On the new ...
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how to copy all applications from one linux machine to another

I wonder how I can copy all applications from one linux machine to another? I have a "source" machine (Ubuntu 16.04) which has all the configurations, setup and many complex application installed on ...
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rsync for backup: Do I need troublesome user/1000/gvfs

I would like to use rsync as a backup solution; I am syncing the contents of my machine to an external hard-drive. If my machine crashes, I want to restore another machine as close as possible to the ...
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Things to do after cloning smaller ssd to larger ssd in ubuntu

I cloned a 500GB ssd to a 1050GB ssd but I was having many issues later. I only cloned the partitions I need then later resized them. The swap partition is the only one that I didn't clone because I ...
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Cloning 16.04.03 MBR to GPT [duplicate]

Im trying to migrate a dual boot MBR disk to dual boot GPT disk (its a bigger capacity disk), an attain the new desired setup listed below. It is a triple boot setup, but only the dual boot MBR disk ...
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How to restore Ubuntu in a new disk

I have a dual boot system with windows 10 and Ubuntu. I would like to backup and restore only the functioning Ubuntu into a new disk,without windows. How should I proceed? I have used clonezilla and ...
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Cloning a Ubuntu installation (including repositories, held packages & keys)

From How to list all installed packages we learn how to backup list of installed packages. From How to See list of Repository? we learn how to backup list of installed repositories. But how do we ...
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Moving hard discs between Linux PC hardware (emergency swap-outs)

Two week Linux novice, lifetime with Windows. Installing Linux 16.4 LTS server in small office and co. policy is to have two backup same-hardware boxes (HP desktops) 'in reserve' with cloned HDs (...
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Easiest way to back up my entire (encrypted) system, and restore later?

I have to ship my laptop in for repairs, and they warn that my HD might come back empty. What's the easiest way for me to back up my entire HD (which is encrypted, I might add) to a USB stick or some ...
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Using DD to create a partial backup of a larger drive [closed]

I have a 1.4TiB drive which has Nextcloud & normal Mint 18.2 distro stuff on it. Now using 25% of capacity... and would like a backup of this. Am using dd to copy (very slow) but my question is ...
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After cloning Ubuntu, how do I reinstall GRUB on a dedicated partition with RAID 1 setup?

Since my development server got into Kernel Panic, I ended up reinstalling it. I thought instead of manually installing everything again, I will get a more alike configuration to the production server ...
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Not a usual clone to smaller disk problem: If I want to replace my hard disk from 1tb sata to 500Gb SSD should I use Clonezilla or Timeshift? [closed]

I am currently on Ubuntu 16.04.3 which I am using about 300gb of space of the 1TB SATA harddrive and I want to replace my old 1TB sata harddisk with a 500GB SSD drive. I have used Clonezilla before ...
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stuck on a github build

i would like to install this github program. https://github.com/ChrisLuck/ut71dmm made directory (in home) ut71dmm unzipped the downloaded github .zip file into that directory tried to followed the ...
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error: RPC failed; result=56, HTTP code = 200 MiB

I am trying to install this toolchain in ubuntu 14.04 running on vmware My computer is a part of a network and it is configured as remote access. This error is showing up: git clone https://github....
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Clone LVM based installation to larger drive and extend root partition to use new space

There are a few similar questions online but I haven't seen any that cover the exact scenario. This is a question and answer in one to a problem that took me several hours to work out. I wanted to ...
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dd image my internal hdd to my external hdd

How to take image from my internal hdd to external one using dd ?? This is my hdd info root@PartedMagic:~# lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 931.5G 0 disk ├─...
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Prepare Ubuntu 16.04 server for template

I am trying to setup an Ubuntu 16.04.2 VM for my lab. I want to configure one copy of Ubuntu with generic settings and then clone the disk to make installation quick. I know there is unique ...
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How to retrive a single file from github using git [closed]

I would like to learn more about this code, but I am not able to import it into my computer. How could I clone this file with git? The file is simply: https://github.com/tensorflow/tensorflow/blob/...
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How to clone a physical disk installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to another physical disk?

Intend to fully clone a physical disk installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS operating system to another physical disk. The original is booted from grub with an other disk which is also installed with an ...
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How to clone a Windows 7 hdd into a smaller hdd?

As above. Source is a 320gb hdd with 2 partitions (one is hidden. Laptop recovery partition). Source has no additional software issued except from whatever came from the factory. Destination is a ...
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Dual boot cloning help with bad sectors

So here's where I'm at so far. My hard drive started clicking a few days ago, sounds like the heads slamming home away from the platters. I've unsuccessfully run CHKDSK /F under Windows 10. Then ...
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Swapping hard drive on identical boards

I have a number of identical PC boards with SSD. I built an Ubuntu system on the first one and set it up as I needed. I then used Clonezilla to clone the first SSD and copied this image to the other ...