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Make grub boot entry to load recovery menu

Make grub boot entry to load recovery menu Using Lubuntu 22.04 LTS I'm trying to add a grub entry that would be able to load a menu. This menu should have 4 options: Backup sda dd if=/dev/nvme0n1 of=/...
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Boot clonezilla from hard drive

I mean to boot clonezilla from HD. I find official information confusing/incomplete. First it explains how to boot from files obtained by decompressing clonezilla-live-x.x.x-x-amd64.zip (current ...
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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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Why does Clonezilla disable swapfile?

# uname -r 5.13.0-27-generic # lsb_release -a LSB Version: core-11.1.0ubuntu3-noarch:security-11.1.0ubuntu3-noarch Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 21.10 Release: 21.10 Codename: ...
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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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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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Converting dual boot Windows/Ubuntu to Ubuntu only

I have a desktop machine with 64 gig RAM and a 1 terabyte boot drive.. It started out as just Win 10 and then I made it dual boot with Ubuntu... My goal is to make it just boot directly into ubuntu ...
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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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move my dual boot windows10-ubuntu20.04 with fresh install of windows 10 os

I have windows10 and Ubuntu 20.04 on my HP laptop with 1TB HDD, i just bought a 250gb NVMe SSD, i want to move Windows and Ubuntu to my ssd with a fresh install for windows, while moving my present ...
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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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restored disk image on same HDD with Clonezilla and Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS boots up more slowly

this relates to my laptop HP 250 with a dual boot HDD with Win10. I assume the Ubuntu boot up time increased with the updates but since I restored an image on the same HDD it's got much worse. I also ...
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Clonezilla: realiable alternative

Does anybody knows a good alternative to clonezilla to clone the whole disk like in clonezilla? Thanks.
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GRUB boot to run Clonezilla on a server with LVM (Ubuntu 20.04 Server)

On a Ubuntu 20.04 Server. How to setup grub so that it can boot on a recent Clonezilla image (ISO preferred, but also possible ZIP) ? I've found great post here https://askubuntu.com/a/490206/30535 , ...
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Will clonezilla backup EFI partition, dual boot Windows and Ubuntu partitions

As a follow up question to this post, How to back up my entire system with all components?, will the Clonezilla image reinstall the EFI partition, the Windows 10 partition, and the Ubuntu partition (...
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Moving ubuntu partition to another drive

I installed a new ssd drive in my computer and want to move my current ubuntu partition to that drive. I plan to use clonezilla to move the partition but I have a few questions that remain: When I ...
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Clonezilla Copy Ubuntu 20.04 install to another computer

I have 2 servers, serv1 and serv2. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on both. Serv2 came almost a year after serv1 and with a CPU that I thought would perform better. But after initial testing it was actually ...
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Is it possible to copy a drive backup image, stored by Clonezilla on USB stick A, to a second USB stick B, to be ready in case the USB stick A failed?

In case a backup image of the main internal SSD drive, loaded with Ubuntu operating system, got made and stored by means of Clonezilla on USB stick A, would it be possible to copy this image from USB ...
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How to use Clonezilla + NAS to enable an Ubuntu server to clone itself only via remote access?

Is this (or something like it) feasible, and if so, what high-level procedure/config is needed to do it? The rig/setup Ubuntu Server 20.04 node1 has only one disk, which can be partitioned. Ubuntu is ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu cloned from USB to SSD using Clonezilla

I'm trying to clone Ubuntu 16.04 from USB stick (Sandisk 128GB installed with Ubuntu 16.04 - /sdc) to external SSD (brand new WD SN550 250GB - /sdd) on my Windows machine. Following this tutorial, I ...
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Clonezilla suggests using -C parameter but then rejects it as unknown

I would like to use Clonezilla to backup one partition to another on my Ubuntu 20.04 computer. The source partition is 1000GB and is about 40% full. The target partition is 991GB and is empty. Both ...
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Clonezilla does not carry over user login configuration in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a machine with Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 installed. There is a single user and the user is set to login automatically without asking for password. I took device image with Clonezilla to restore the ...
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Backup my ubuntu 18.04 both (45GB) root and (1TB) home directories before resizing the root dir

I have a big (42GB) root and (1TB) home (ubuntu 18.04), as the Gpartted show & df -h. I want to back up my Ubuntu 18.04, not only copying all the files but also want all the installed packages/...
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Clonezilla image restore to Virtualbox

Maybe this is not the right place to ask, but i dont get any reply on sourceforge... Just recently i made an image backup from a 320GB harddisk where in only 15GB is in use. So the next thing i did ...
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how to enable netplan to auto-adjust to different network interface names in cloned instances

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit server. I do a clean install, set up all of my custom software, and all is good. I use clonezilla to create a master image, which I later clone. I deal with the ...
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What processes should I follow and what programs should I use to transfer my HD data to an SSD?

I'm going to be swapping my HD for an SSD and want to first be able to transfer all of the HD's content to the SSD. For Windows, there's Macrium Reflect. I did some research and Clonezilla seems to be ...
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Backing up Ubuntu System

After several instances of my Ubuntu 18.04 crashing unrecoverably and not booting I decided to backup my data/ settings/ themes etc. I wanted to boot and install my current system from a USB stick ...
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"Please enter passphrase..." after disk restore using clonezilla

Am using Ubuntu 16.04. I cloned my disk using Clonezilla. I ran the upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04. I was unable to boot the system after the upgrade I restored the cloned disk using Clonezilla. Now, when I ...
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Clonezilla saving files to a directory, but I want to save the files to a different drive

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 at the moment. I'm using Clonezilla (more documentation) to save images. The images are saved within a folder I created, titled "images", on the same drive where the operating ...
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2TB Hard Drive acting as 500GB Hard Drive after Clonezilla - Partition Cloning

I had a running System Ubuntu 16.04 with 500GB Hard Drive that I cloned to 2TB Hard Drive using Clonezila - Partition Cloning. Everything is working very fine but When I checked Root Partition ...
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How to use clonezilla to clone disk with SELF TEST failed

In my ubuntu 16.04 system, my / partition had 11 bad sectors. I ran disk smart data and self check. It said Disk is OK, 11 bad sectors To fix the bad sectors I ran I ran es2fsck. I connected the ...
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What are the different ways to copy and back up devices? [duplicate]

The dd command is one method to copy files from one device to other device. Other method is using Clonezilla. What are other ways to do it. What are the differences? In what conditions it's preferable ...
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In Clonezilla - what is the "-fsck-src-part-y" option used for? Is it safe to use it?

What is the -fsck-src-part-y option when running Clonezilla?--I'm trying to back up a USB stick with 5 partitions to another USB stick as a file and I'm getting Failed to save partition /dev/sde5. ...
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Clonezilla fails to back up

I'm trying to back up USB stick using Clonezilla and I'm getting the following messages: Starting to clone device (/dev/sdf5) to image(.) Reading Super Block extfsclone.c: FS contains a file system ...
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Can I use Clonezilla for backup without destroying what's already on the destination drive?

I'm not sure I understand backups with Clonezilla. Will Clonezilla erase the destination (backup) disk as it creates a backup or will all the previously saved files be preserved on the backup disk?
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How to verify Clonezilla Checksum?

I have downloaded Clonezilla from here. Now I want to verify the Checksum of the downloaded file using these instructions. But my file name is clonezilla-live-20190903-disco-amd64.zip, which is ...
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sda1 resize issue, no LVM, gparted not working due to partition method

My sda1 partition is full. I'm not using LVM and had setup sda2 as extended partition. I've unallocated space which Im not able to extend to sda 1 even after using gparted due to how I had ...
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Problem with backing up USB stick using Disks utility

I am trying to back up the whole USB stick to external HDD by creating a disk image (*.img file) using the Ubuntu Disks utility. The USB stick I'm backing up is the "sde" device. I entered: lsblk /...
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Errors, strange partition allocation: can I recover?

New Ubuntu 18.04 installation, meant to replace an Ubuntu 16.04 that I used intermittently for several years. Tonight I was trying to clone the disk with Clonezilla, but I got some error copying sda5....
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Cloned(Clonezilla) a Dual Boot of Windows+Ubuntu but now GRUB Boots Ubuntu on wrong Drive

I cloned Dual Boot of Windows+Ubuntu to another larger drive but now GRUB boots Ubuntu on the wrong drive. When I choose to boot to windows, it boots just fine on the proper drive but that's not the ...
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How can I automate the installation of an Ubuntu image using a USB device?

I have to automate the installation of a Linux image. The perfect behavior would be that I plug the USB, turn on the device and it runs the dd command in order to flash the image stored in the USB ...
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Cloning an Ubuntu 18.04 physical server [duplicate]

I am working on cloning an Ubuntu 18.04.2 physical server, I use clonezilla for cloning, however, when I apply that image to any other servers (and of course I change the hostname and static IPs), I ...
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Clonezilla to restore Ubuntu to partition dual boot with Windows

As the title suggests, it's a confusing one but let me elaborate. I'd like to set up a dual boot system with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. I have a 250GB SSD and would like to partition 110GB each to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 bond with netplan duplicate MAC address after cloning

I have a situation in which I have many identical servers to setup Ubuntu 18.04 on. I set one server up, took an image with Clonezilla and then restored on all others. Normally, I go to each of these ...
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What is best option for cloning to new drive? Why does Clonezilla take forever?

I'm upgrading from a Inland 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD to a HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB. In the past I've used Clonezilla to save an image on old drives as backup but this time it's struggling. I ...
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What's the Easiest Way to Clone Boot Partition?

Right now I'm using a 1TB HDD for Ubuntu 18.10, but the used space is only 50GB (single partition). I'm looking to buy a 250GB SSD and install 18.10 there but I don't want to do clean install because ...
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Not able to start Display Manager after cloned disk (clonezilla)

I recently got a 1TB SSD which I was planning to copy all content from my 128 GB disk with Clonezilla. When the cloning was done, I restarted without plugging out the old (128GB) disk (I'm not sure ...
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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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Clonezilla (Bionic Beaver) not seeing Intel RST RAID0 (even as individual disks)

I'll admit I'm kind of an idiot when it comes to Linux, and I've spent the last three days trying to migrate from a single disk to two disks in RAID 0 using my BIOS' Intel RST RAID solution. I've ...
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Clonezilla hangs

When I run Clonezilla Live from CD on my laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 (no other OS) everything works fine until the very end when the laptop freezes and I have to reboot it. The .img file is saved and ...
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Clonezilla and GParted on one USB stick [duplicate]

I want to have Clonezilla and GParted on one USB stick. I remember that there was a joint project, but it is now closed. Is there an ISO with both that I can download? I don't want a multiboot USB. I ...
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