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A clone is a replication, or an exact copy, of something.

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How to git clone both origin and upstream?

Context: I am working with git. I typically have forks of other repositories where I contribute now and then. I switch my work machines often - and also delete local clones of the remote repositories. ...
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How does hot cloning a running Windows drive actually work?

I'm aware of the software options - what I mean is, how do they actually achieve this, when a running OS may be writing files such as logs, even if I try to not actively use it? I read one comment ...
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What is the likely source of unexpected clones of newly opened GitHub repo? [closed]

This is a soft-question in that the answer will necessarily either include a probabilistic break-down of likely sources, or it will be speculative. However, I am curious to know what automated (bots), ...
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Mapping ddrescue and data from a particular head on a hdd

I'd like to clone data from a particular head of a HDD. Can I do a ddrescue and then divide the rescue image by the number of heads to get multiple images, each with data from one head/surface? ...
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On a new PC with PCI 4.0 express SSD: Cloning or new install of Windows? Any performance differences? [closed]

I recently received a new laptop, my old one is really in a stage in which productive work is not possible anymore. The new laptop is equipped with an Nvidia GTX 4080 12 Gb and a 12900 processor and ...
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Trying to understanding VirtualBox linked clones

I have a fresh Windows 10 installation in a virtual machine. I want to keep it that way except for Windows updates. I now want to have a running Windows 10 with additional software. My thought is to ...
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Cloning SSD to USB but Windows fails to boot

After I cloned my SSD (size:120GB) to an USB (128GB) with EaseUS Partition Master and tried to boot my Motile M142 laptop from the USB, it gave me the same error message of "0xc000000e" I ...
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Disk cloning trouble due to slight size mismatch between source and target

I tried to clone sdb onto sdc but that failed due to a marginal size mismatch. I tried recovery options using gdisk to no avail. What are my options now for starting again from scratch? The source ...
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Tried cloning Windows 11 Drive, Failed

I have used a GPartEd boot disk to clone a Windows 11 drive, but it is not booting. I had the new drive attached by USB and the system booted into GPartEd. 1. Created the same GPT partition table on ...
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How to clone desktop NVMe into a bigger one?

I currently have a 2TB Samsung NVMe with several partitions, C being the system partition (Windows 11). I purchased a 4TB WD NVMe that I'd like to upgrade to. The Samsung is installed in one of the ...
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ASUS Laptop Move from HDD to SSD with original windows 7 and OEM Partition

my laptop: ASUS; Windows 7 Home edition sp1 2009 original; 25 GB partition for Windows OEM for factory recovery; MBR 700GB HDD Drive. HDD has bad sectors: over 40KB per partition. But Windows ...
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Is it possible to use a cloned operating system through an external disk connected by USB?

I'm trying to clone a laptop's disk using an external hard drive in order to then use it on a different computer. The problem is that while the external HDD has enough space (1TB), the other computer ...
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Neither disk booting windows 10 after cloning

Last week I changed the boot (C:) drive for my dad's computer as the old one was too small (only had 10GB of space left). I tried cloning the disk with Macrium Reflect Free Trial. All seemed to go ...
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Data dependency of linked clones in VirtualBox

What is the data dependency between parent and child clone? I know that e.g. installations in the child clone are not available in the parent (that's the reason to have children). But are changes in ...
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Instant Clone in vdi horizon

i new in vdi horizon and i am really confused , in vdi horizon instant clone , floating desktops , do the instant clones have their own dedicated Memory and CPU resources , or instant clones are ...
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Reboot and select proper boot device Error

In the morning I was using my desktop without any issues. I left my apartment for about 2 hours, returned back home to find the my mouse and screen frozen. I restart my computer and get the error: &...
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How to fix Ubuntu 22.04 UEFI boot GPT issues after simple dd clone to larger disk

I have a healthy Ubuntu 22.04 LTS installation on a 1TB SSD It's a simple disk-- not using LVM, just two partitions: the 512 MiB EFI System Partition and the rest is one big ext4 partition for the OS ...
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Driveimage xml hard drive copy after back up?

I started by trying to restore my system from a system image but later found out that didn’t include a copy of the actual operating system so that wasn’t helpful. Edited to add: I also tried to just ...
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How do I clone a game CD- or DVD-rom that gives IO-errors whenever I try to clone it, but I can access the files just fine?

EDIT: I managed to do it with Gnome Disk Utils, as it just replaces unreadable bytes with 0s I am trying to make a backup of all my old CD- and DVD-rom games so that I can access them from anywhere ...
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What's the laziest way of creating a Linux ISO?

I have extremely limited knowledge on all and everything surrounding Linux and Distributions. I wanted to and have created an Arch Linux install that is for writing text only. It boots up, lets me ...
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Remove defect SSD and start from new SSD in new slot

Unfortunately my original SSD (or slot) of my HP Zbook Studio G4 is defect and results in sudden crashes (blue screens and then a 3F0 error). Therefore I would like to install a new SSD in my second ...
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clone/copy/create a new skype group from another skype group with removal of some of the participants

I want to create a new Skype group with almost all the participants from another Skype group (~100 participants); how can I do that, without noting down each colleague's id and, latter, add him/her in ...
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Clone a Windows2000 System Disk

I have an old Windows 2K PC which needs to be kept going for a few more years. It cannot be replaced by a modern PC because of driver availability issues so I want to create a clone of the HDD as ...
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INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE BSOD after cloning a drive, but only when the old drive is still connected

I've used Clonezilla to copy my Windows installation to a new drive. I have done a disk-to-disk copy, from the old SATA SSD to the new NVMe SSD. Upon removing the old drive, the new drive boots just ...
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Incremental cloning with preview [closed]

I have a laptop with two internal disks (SSDs). I would like to use the second internal disk as a clone of my main one. I would like this to be a full system clone: If my main disk dies, I want to be ...
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Why must "Acronis Rescue Media" be used when cloning an operating systems boot drive?

I'm trying to migrate my current Windows 10 installation from a 256GB NVME disk to a 2TB one. I'm working through some of the documentation for this cloning utility provided by Western Digital and ...
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Ubuntu 18 computer freezes on copy/clone of SCSI disks

How can I debug this? I have an Ubuntu 18 installation that goes years between total freezes of the computer, but it locks up each time within 20 minutes or so of trying to copy or clone a partition ...
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Windows 11 not booting after cloning

I have 2 M.2 drives in my laptop, a 500GB one which is the current OS disk and a new 2TB one, which is where I would like to clone Windows 11 to. I have tried using tools like Samsung Magician and ...
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Clone a bootable M2-SSD (Win10) to a new M2-SDD-Volume containing (Win11)

I have an HP laptop (1) with Windows 11 22H2 installed and another HP laptop (2) with Windows 10. Would it be possible to clone/image the windows 10 M2-ssd to be another bootable volume on the Windows ...
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Windows 10 - Clone Drive [duplicate]

I bought my son a reconditioned PC a couple of years ago. Now that he's moved on I have inherited the PC and I am puzzled about something. The following drives are displayed:- Local Disk (C:) 646 GB ...
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Should individual project access tokens allow access to other repos in GitLab?

I seem to have some fundamental problem in my GitLab instance somewhere or am not understanding the purpose of project access tokens properly. Some context: Am maintaining multiple different projects ...
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Linux: Clone harddrive to external USB stick

I would like to clone a whole linux OS from the harddrive to an external USB stick. However, I don't want to clone all the unused part of the harddrive, only the used part. The partitions on the ...
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What will be a workflow of migrating OS and program from one SSD to another

I have a 1TB SSD for C Drive (OS, programs). I now have a 4TB new SSD for D Drive. What I want to do is Clone the content of C Drive to D Drive Rename D Drive with OS as a new C Drive. Rename the old ...
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The difficulties of editing a BCD Store on a cloned system drive

Problem: Booting from a cloned NVME drive / EFI System Partition still boots into the old OS system drive. I want it to boot into the new drive's OS and get it assigned as C. Context: I've rolled this ...
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Cloned 250GB SSD to a 2TB NVME SSD and now the target drive only has 250GB and I cannot resize

I just used a hardware cloning device. Where I just press a button and it clones the source to the target, but now the target is only 250GB and I can't resize the partition to take up the rest of the ...
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An error occures everytime I duplicate my Rocky Linux vmdk

I have recently studied Rocky Linux (the really basics) and sometimes I "mess" with the OS (doing some experiments to learn about it and how it works). In order to not install it on an ...
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'Sector Cannot be Read' after cloning with EASEUS Disk Copy Pro

I would like to ask for some help relating to a cloning issue, which is doing my head in! But first, some short background here: I have a 12-year old Dell OptiPlex 990 SFF, purchased in 2011. Apart ...
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Fixing boot after cloning Windows 10 partition from GPT UEFI to MBR legacy?

As an emergency solution during a hardware repair, I would like to clone a 512GB NVMe SSD to a 1TB HDD, on a different hardware, and make Windows 10 bootable, in order to not have to reinstall/...
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fatal: unable to access could not resolve host git lab ubuntu

I am trying to run git clone as below through Ubuntu terminal(unix) and getting below error.. git clone -c http.sslverify=false https://gitlab.financeexpert.com/finance/financeflow.git error: fatal: ...
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Copied persistent live linux USB Stick does not work

I created with RUFUS tool on windows a persistent live linux usb stick with ubuntu 11. Then I deleted some not necessary apps and added some new ones. Then I did on a linux system(Debian) a diskdump ...
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btrfs fi du: several sets of shared extents

I have a lot of files in various directories on a btrfs filesystem. They are all identical, and some may have been created using a "old-style" full copy, some are clones (cp --reflink). I ...
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Inaccessible Boot Device after Macrium Clone setting up W10/W11 dual boot

Gigabyte X570 Pro Wi-Fi with 2xM.2 NVMe slots, 5800X processor Urgent woes trying to set up dual-boot W10/W11. With W10 installed on Samsung Evo M.2 NVMe 2TB in Mobo Slot 2, I created disk image with ...
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GPT Table repair after dd disc clone

I used dd to clone a 500gb Hard Drive to a 256gb SSD before doing this I edited the partitions so that the last 280gb (roughly) was unallocated using GParted. Eventually dd ran out of room at 240gb, ...
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windows refuses to boot from original nvme drive after cloning to a sata drive

Background: After learning about a potential firmware issue with one of my nvme drives (search: Samsung 980/990 pro read-only bricking 2023 February). I decided to apply the appropriate firmware ...
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How to add NVMe drivers to an SSD to a cloned Windows installation to use in new computer so the system can boot?

I used a disc cloning software to clone a non-nvme drive into an NVMe drive. The problem is that I need to add a couple drivers for Windows to boot. Namely, the NVMe drivers. This includes 2 hotfixes ...
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Clone LUKS encrypted SSD to NVME (slightly different size)

I bought a same sized NVME as my previous SSD to clone it. I mean I thought they were of the same size. Both are supposed to be 1 TB discs. I did: sudo dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/nvme1n1 bs=64K conv=sync,...
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git insists on user local user name on ubuntu while cloning

I followed the guides to set up my user name and e-mail. I then verified with the same commands. git config --global user.name "<github user>" git config --global user.name > <...
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Can not clone a repository with ssh from bitbucket

I have a bit bucket repository and I am trying to clone it using SSH. I followed the instruction here: https://support.atlassian.com/bitbucket-cloud/docs/set-up-an-ssh-key/ and I can get see that I ...
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Clone RAID 1 array to single HDD - Linux (OpenSuse)

I have a server with a hardware made RAID 1 array (Adaptec board). The array is composed of 2 SSD and the OS id OpenSuse Linux. I want to clone the array on a single SSD and make it bootable. I ...
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Why will Windows boot from one external drive but not another?

I have read in the past that Windows won't boot from an external drive. Recently I changed laptops and I now have the old hard drive (V-NAND SATA) in a usb enclosure. It turns out that the new laptop ...
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