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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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Botched SSD cloning - only 60GB out of 120GB is able to be used but the full 120GB is recognized by the system

I used to have a 60GB encrypted drive dedicated to Ubuntu 16.04. I bought a new disk, used clonezilla to resize the partitions to the new 120GB drive, and now only 60GB is available for storage, even ...
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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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Help with scripting for remote ZFS/Rsync backup

I am attempting to upgrade to a new R710 (or at least considering this). I have an old gaming PC that I turned into a plex server using Linux Ubuntu 18.04. I then installed the services in docker ...
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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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How to clone an encrypted LVM install in Virtaulbox to ESXI?

I'm trying to clone an Ubuntu server install that I had running on VirtualBox to esxi. I've tried exporting the virtualbox instance as an appliance and importing that into esxi but that didn't work. I'...
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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 use Clonezilla to back up USB stick to external hard drive?

I want to back up an USB stick to external hard drive. I want to use Clonezilla for that. Can someone please explain/describe to me in the simplest way how to do it? This is what I have: A 64 GB ...
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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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running clonezilla on virtualbox

Good evening! I recently wanted to download clonezilla-live-20180812-bionic-i386.iso via virualbox, but I did not succeed (error: "This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU: ...
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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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Move Ubuntu to New Drive, Give Windows Rest of Original

Currently I have a laptop with Windows 10 dual booted with Ubuntu 16.04. I'd like to add a second SSD, move Ubuntu to this SSD, and let Windows have all of the original SSD. From what I can tell, I ...
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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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Restoring Ubuntu 16.04/Windows 7 partitions to new drive with Clonezilla

I currently have a 256GB SSD dual boot with Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7 which I want to migrate to a new 500GB SSD. I understand I can't restore a complete disk image to a different size drive, but ...
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Clonezilla Ubuntu 16.04 after clone missing data but server wokrs

Server HP XW6400 dual CPU (Intel x64), Ubuntu 16.04. My old HDD 350GB (512bit) need to be replaced to 2TB WD Purple (4096bit) - I am aware of performance downwards. I have tried i386 and amdx64 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 cloning LVM and then resizing question

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 onto an old PC that had a 320 Mb IDE HDD. Everything seemed to work well so I used Clonezilla to clone the install onto a 512 Mb SDD. Even though I set Clonezilla to expand ...
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Full system backup [duplicate]

My current setup of Ubuntu 17.10 on an Intel NUC is acting kind of strange lately. Over the years, I had to put in quite a few days of researching an trial and error to sort out a lot of problems that ...
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Clonezilla - disk to disk clone from HDD with Ubuntu to HDD with Windows on new machine

I bought a new (used) laptop with Windows 7 installed. and now I am in need to port everything I have in my previous laptop with Ubuntu on it. I don't really need dual boot, I just want to stick with ...
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ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed on USB key Sandisk 128 G 3.0 — Using CLONEZILLA for backup

I made a backup of my OS , and put it on a 1 Tera HD My Passport WD . Can I use this backup on the same machine but to put the backup for example on a NEW SSD HD ?? Without having any problem or it's ...
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Preseeded network install is overwriting USB install drive

Let me provide as much information as I can about what I'm doing: I work in a lab development environment managing over 100 server systems. We frequently need to re-image systems with different ...
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Cloning Ubuntu and use it in dual boot with windows [duplicate]

I have a Dell laptop that runs Windows 10. I also have an empty partition on this laptop's HDD that I want to install Ubuntu there and use it as a dual boot machine. In addition I have Lenovo laptop ...
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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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Use Clonezilla to create copy of my machine and revert from 17.10 to 16.04

I recently switched to 17.10 and it conflicts with many of the utilities I use for work. It's past the point of frustration. I want to backup/clone my laptop to: revert to 16.04 create a back-up ...
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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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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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Boot Clonzilla from USB on Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu on my machine and I used UNetbootin to download and setup Clonezilla on an external flashdisk. Now I wonder how I can run Clonezilla when I boot up? I'm running on Ubunutu 17.10. When I ...
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How to configure the fstab and grub file after restoring Ubuntu with a clonezilla image

I have restored my Ubuntu partition into a new disk with clonezilla. During the restoring, there is a disclaimer that suggest the editing of the fstab and grub file. Unfortunately I have no idea on ...
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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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After restoring image with Clonezilla, I can't boot.

I am a beginner, I have backed up my Ubuntu 17.04 with Clonezilla to an external hard disk. My original Ubuntu OS mounted in a dual boot with Windows 10 in a SSD. I tried to restore the Ubuntu ...
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Windows recovery (fat32) image clone with clonezilla on different filesystem type (ntfs/ext2/ext3/ext4/)

my question is very straightforward. I'm going to follow this clonezilla step-by-step example to save a Windows Vista Recovery partition (fat32). In the guide it's not mentioned if the image can be ...