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Questions tagged [clonezilla]

Clonezilla is a free disaster recovery, disk cloning, disk imaging and deployment solution

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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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Resizing partition after cloning 16.04

Clonezilla transferred OS and apps to larger SSD: The goal is to map the unallocated space to /dev/sda1 I think the process is: 1) Clock on /dev/sda1 2) Click on the ->| button 3) Follow menu ...
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Clonezilla grub rescue after switching FS- filesystems

I cloned install from btrfs to ex4 and the grub won't work not recognizing any of partitions. I read that clonezilla can restore grub. I don't have another computer for burning grub repair image (...
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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/Win7 partitions to new drive with CloneZilla

I currently have a 256GB SSD dualboot with Ubuntu 16.04 and Win7 which I want to migrate to a new 500GB SDD. I understand I can't restore a complete disk image to a different size drive, but rather do ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu + Clonezilla + DRBL + Local USB Clone

First of all sorry for my rough English I will try my best. I have a notebook with a Ubuntu Server 16.04.3 with Clonezilla DRBL, this notebook serves as a mobile cloning server, I can take it with me ...
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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 ...
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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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Clonezilla mounts external HDD

When running Clonezilla the program mounts the external HDD when "Informing the OS of partition table changes...". Why does it do that? It started doing that out of the blue. Commenting out the entry ...
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Loading from cloned ext4 partition

I decided to clone my bootable Linux partition to an USB HDD. I splitted that drive into partitions and made full copy using Clonezilla as follows there. However, when I try to boot from an external ...
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After running clonezilla my external HDD is mounted read only

I've run clonezilla (didn't finish and just exit in the middle) and set my dest drive as my /dev/sdd1 2TB I've unmounted using sudo umount /home/partimag/ and now when I mount my external HDD it's ...
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Adding Clonezilla to GRUB boot menu

I have a dual boot system with Windows and Ubuntu and used to add Clonezilla as third item on my boot menu via this script: menuentry "Backup/Restore" { set isofile="/home/xaqon/clonezilla.iso" ...
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Custom Recovery disk containing ubuntu16.04 and Clonezilla together

To cope with unexpected crashes, I decided to dedicate a 2GB usb device for storing ubuntu 16.04 live usb, so that I can boot from the live usb and fix some boot issues or Grub related issues. I ...
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very slow ubuntu after cloning with clonezilla

I have also posted on superuser. But I recieved no response to my last two questions on superuser. So I am posting here. I have a multi-os setup on a new HDD which was cloned from an old HDD. I used ...
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Clonezilla Fails to clone 16.04 /16.10

Clonezilla 2.4.7-8-i686 failed to (full disk) clone: Laptop: SSD with 16.04 Desktop: Dual-boot Win7+16.10. 3 attempts: freezes each time Clonezilla has been my go-to for Windows imaging. Has ...
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Clonezilla installation - Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I'm trying to install clonezilla, but I got an error : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done clonezilla is already the newest version (3.21....
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clonezilla partition-backup

I wonder if there´s anyone who can help me with a specific question. I´m an avid user of clonezilla and I must say I´m really satisfied with it. Currently I´m using "clonezilla-live-20160210-wily-...
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Can I switch to a 4tb HDD without UEFI?

Can anyone tell me if it's possible to switch to a 4tb HDD on my computer that does not have UEFI booting? Would a computer without UEFI be able to handle a 4tb HDD either as MBR or GPT? Would I be ...
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Can I restore a partition image to a different sized partition?

Possible duplicate but no one answered it clearly. I had Linux Mint installed on a partition with size 10 GB. Since I was out of space, I tried to resize partition using GParted from Live boot. I had ...
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clonezilla “the volume group setting is not found”

My clone image creations (image file) kept failing with the msg "unable to write to device" and further up on the screen (as Clonezilla displays logs of what is happening) I noticed "The volume group ...
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Is using exFat (linux driver) for writing backups safe? [closed]

Using an exFat partition gives me the advantage to be able to read and write on Windows and Mac natively. While Windows and Mac are using the original driver from Microsoft (Apple bought a license), ...
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Use CloneZilla to upgrade notebook disk

I would like to replace the 500GB HD of my Kubuntu 15.10 notebook by a new 1TB disk. To avoid reinstalling the (relatively fresh) system I want to clone the disk using CloneZilla. This is what I ...
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grub and grub2 seems to run sequentially at boot time

Recently I have cloned my Ubuntu installation from one drive to another using clonezilla, parted magic. It seems that the clonezilla has put its own bootloader into the target drive. Before cloning, ...
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Boot Clonezilla from a ext4 USB

Is there a way to boot Clonezilla from a ext4 formatted USB? I use such memory for my system backups and would like to also use it to boot Clonezilla
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Cloning multiple partitions in Ubuntu

I am attempting to clone multiple partitions with either Clonezilla or dd without cloning the whole drive which consists of: 1 - a boot partition 2 - a home partition Seen below is the original ...
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Can I flash a Clonezilla image to an external disk and boot from it?

I have a Clonezilla image of an Ubuntu 14.04 ext4 partition. If I restore that image to an external disk, will I automatically be able to boot from that drive? After booting, can I then install ...
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Clone/Migrating internal HDD to SSD

I have a internal 500GB HDD but with only 6GB used. I want to migrate/clone this to a 240GB SSD that will be connected to my laptop through a HD dock. What is the easiest way?