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Questions tagged [clone]

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

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How to clone USB(MTP) device

I have two identical USB/MP3 players. One is corrupted (removed w/o unmounting). I would like to fix the corrupted device by cloning the working device. The corrupted device reports this in /var/...
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Carbon Copy Cloner corrupted Time Machine?

After cloning my internal drive to an external drive using Carbon Copy Cloner and booting from the external drive once (then booting from my internal drive again), Time Machine thinks that every ...
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Clone multiple partitions to slightly smaller hard drive

I've a Windows 7 / Linux dual boot on a 512GB SSD (such an awkward size). The SSD was an upgrade from my HP Probook 4720's 500GB HD. When doing the upgrade I was cloning from a smaller drive to a ...
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clonezilla image home directory /home/partimag is not a mounting point to a samba server?

theI just got clonezilla to try it out and I keep having problems with this specific area. To be aware, I am doing this off of virtualbox and saving the image to be samba physical server, and all of ...
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Using a exFAT formatted disk for backups in Clonezilla

I want to create a backup image of my laptop disk to a 1TB external exFAT formatted disk using Clonezilla. However, it fails to recognize that the disk is exFAT, and it won't mount properly. How can ...
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How is /sbin/init found during lilo boot

I just cloned my root partition (in anticipation of a dist-upgrade), changed lilo.conf and fstab (in the cloned partition) and ran lilo. But alas the system won't boot from the cloned partition. I ...
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bcdedit issue? M.2 SATA to NVME clone: Windows 10 won't boot

Problem: Windows partition won't boot after cloning M.2 SATA drive to M.2 NVME. Background: Cloning process was simple raw dd copy. Drive had EFI, Windows 10, and Linux partitions. Cloning preserved ...
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Error: Command 'download_from_google_storage --no_resume --platform=linux* --no_auth --bucket chromium-clang-format

When I try fetch v8 or gclient sync I get this error: Error: Command 'download_from_google_storage --no_resume --platform=linux* --no_auth --bucket chromium-clang-format -s v8/buildtools/linux64/...
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Windows no longer starts on HDDs / SSDs cloned from McAfee encrypted HDDs / SSDs

As suggested in Considerations when using imaging software with Endpoint Encryption software and reported by many experts in similar threads ( e.g. Clone McAfee encrypted partition to SSD ), Windows ...
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Httrack and cookies, my files appear like not logged

I want download all videos and images of a course in a webpage.. I am using httrack command line.. and I've downloaded my cookies with a extension chrome... I've set the cookies.txt in the proyect ...
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git clone stopped working

I'm on Bunsenlabs (based on Debian-jessie). A few months ago I went to clone something and got: git clone https://github.com/mdp/gibberish-aes.git Cloning into 'gibberish-aes'... fatal: unable to ...
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Cloning process failing

I am a brand spankin new software and tech intern at an industrial company that uses antiquated technology. My second day and I am tasked with troubleshooting the failure of a cloning process. The ...
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Create a Virtual Box machine from a vdi clone error

I wanted to get a clone of a colleague virtual box disk, because he had certain things in it that are time consuming to replicate. He cloned his machine (full clone, current machine state), and sent ...
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Cloning a btrfs RAID pair using partclone gives vast number of recoverable errors

My home server (Debian Jessie) had a pair of 1TB disks for bulk storage, configured as a RAID1 mirror volume on raw devices (no partitions). When I came to swap those disks for two new 3TB drives I ...
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Github push, clone, and fetch functions in produce “TaskCanceledException” and “UriFormatException” errors

I've got git version 2.10.0.windows.1 (x64) and using the 'clone' or 'fetch' command I receive the message: "Fatal: TaskCanceledException encountered." although it appears to work successfully. ...
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Cloning a disk twice results in binary differences

I'm using HDD RawCopy to clone a disk to a file twice (different files). The disk in question is a SATADOM connected to my computer using a SATA to USB cable. Somehow, when I make the clone twice in ...
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How to FastCopy Only…? Junctions? Hard Links? etc?

I'm new to FastCopy. How can I use it to copy only a certain type of file/folder? e.g. How to copy only junctions, and nothing else?
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Unable to Boot Ubuntu OS of Cloned VM

Using VMware version 5.5.0, I cloned a virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64). Prior to powering on the cloned machine, I disconnected it from network adapters. ...
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Windows 10 - copy domain admin to domain user account

I have been working under a domain admin account for years and years. Now, after a windows 10 upgrade, I want to work under a domain user account. More, I would like to retain all the desktop ...
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Does Sysprep require the same Service Pack Level on the .clg file with Windows 7 Pro.?

I have a Windows 7 Pro. 64bit DVD. I am using sysprep. The machine I want to sysprep is Windows 7 Pro. 64bit SP1. My DVD to get the .clg catalog file off of is not SP!, just Windows 7 Pro. 64bit. ...
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Clonezilla: weird error about destination being smaller, though disks are identical

I want to clone a 1Tb disk which has some issues with the Win7 boot manager. I want to clone it so I can try some remedies on the cloned disk. The destination disk is also a 1Tb, empty disk. (Though ...
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AWS git clone or pull not working and no error message

In one of AWS/AMI instance, I'm trying to git clone ... it says Cloning into '<repo name>'... but it doesn't clone the repository and not showing any error or any other messages, I have also ...
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How to Properly Use a Cloned Rails Project

Recently, I set up a new dev machine. To get it to seamlessly work with my other machine, I used Git to put my project on BitBucket. Then, I cloned it to my new machine. However, running rails s on ...
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How to clone HDD to SDD and fix all potential performance issues

I want to clone my existing HDD with Win7 to a brand new SSD, ideally using dd on a live Ubuntu CD. The SSD is bigger, so no problems shrinking. The HDD has two partitions. My partition start offset ...
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How to migrate a laptop Windows 10 boot partition to an external USB drive

Is it possible to clone (migrate) a laptop Windows 10 boot partition (no way to diconnect the drive) to an external USB drive and then boot Windows from the external drive? I've looked over the ...
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Can't clone Azure Dev Ops repository

I've tried to clone my repository from the web interface, clone in VS Code and Visual Studio, but none of them worked. If I run the command from git bash, the Visual Studio login appears to enter my ...
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Clonezilla: how to compare file checksums between source and cloned partitions?

I have cloned an HDD containing NTFS partitions using clonezilla with the "compare file checksums" option enabled. This disk has 4 partitions: sda1 (primary) sda2 (primary) sda3 (extended) sda5 (...
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Full Clone VDI with VBoxManage.exe

What is the command-line switch that I should use to create a full clone of a given vdi? I want to be able to clone the virtual machine such that all files, folders and applications are also copied ...
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How to install Linux with the same apps available on another computer?

I have my Linux laptop configured in the best possible way, with the right settings and installed applications. Can I extract a text file that summarises what is installed, and pass it to another ...
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Connect three monitors with one graphic card

I want to connect my computer with three monitors (clone the third monitor). But my graphic card supports only two monitors. Is there nevertheless a solution to CLONE(NOT DUPLICATE) the third monitor? ...
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Clone 2010 Macbook HDD to SDD using PC

I bought a SSD for my wife's 2010 Macbook Pro. The Macbook Pro has a 250 GB HDD and I want to copy it over to a 500 GB SSD. The easy way to do this is to buy a USB adapter for the SSD and clone it ...
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How to clone the primary display to multiple monitors?

How can I have a single (logical) desktop surface, and have it display on multiple (three) physical monitors, in Windows 7, like this: No 3rd party software and no external hardware. Using Windows ...
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Clone El Capitan to partition on external hard drive

I am trying to dual boot OSX El Capitan and CentOS 7. Prior to attempting to install CentOS I'd like to create a clone of El Capitan on a partition of the same G Drive that I use for Time Machine. I ...
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Best way to reset a windows (Nt6x) system before capture other than Sysprep

Is there any other better solution to reset a Windows System with the intent capture and deploy to possible different hardware... The intention is to keep most of the installed software/drivers user ...
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Cloning External HDD OS to Internal HDD OS

I got windows 7 premium 32 bit on my internal HDD and windows 7 ultimate 64 bit on my external HDD that I acquired from my laptop. I’m trying to clone the os from my external HDD to my internal HDD ...
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Dump USB Safenet Sentinel UltraPro to DNG file for emulate

I need to make a clone for USB safenet Sentinel UltraPro ? I tried to dump the files with the files from : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Dn-3oj0gH9M2OunUCw8H8kq1s2j6zyYg 1st I use the dumper.exe ...
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If motherboard is completely broken, can we just `sysprep` on new machine? If plausible, how?

When we move, sysprep is what we turn for. However, if we can't do that beforehand, what to do to make the old installation work on new machine?
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Clonezilla sees external USB drive, but won't offer it as destination in partition to partition clone?

I'm trying to clone a single bootable partition on my Ubuntu Linux 16.04 system to a new SSD in an external USB container. I want the new SSD drive to be bootable. Clonezilla definitely sees the ...
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Full clone of running Linux Server (Centos7)

I need to create a completely identical linux system on another machine. Now I have a linux server up and running with Centos 7 installed. It acts as a server for some web resource. Also it runs in a ...
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Could i Clone a disk to the disk with the cloneing program installed on

i am trying to clone a completly full SSD to another 1T HDD i haven't got any free space to install the 8GB cloneing program im useing so i have installed it on the new 1TB hard drive , the cloneing ...
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Windows 7 Clone HDD to SSD – System unstable issue

I have seen many questions about Windows crashes after changing to SSD, but none that explain my issue.  In the last week I have replaced Graphics card, RAM and now added an SSD.  I have Windows 7 ...
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How to Restore a Cloned Drive to Original Size?

A while back I had a laptop that crashed on me and I was able to successfully clone the hard drive onto a 3 TB WD drive that I had in an enclosure. However I didn't realize at the time, since I had ...
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Hyper-V on Windows 10: Clone guest?

This is about Hyper-V on Windows 10 Pro (the consumer / desktop flavor -- no "server" OS). I am trying to clone a (linux) guest by exporting / importing it. Exporting succeeds, but importing gives an ...
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Clonezilla hard drive clone - Target HDD not booting

I am tasked to clone an IDE HDD from an industrial computer. The HDD has on it a Windows 2000 and MS-DOS partition. I want to clone the entire disk to another IDE disk of identical size. The original ...
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Converting Windows installation into HP/dELL OEM version

Often I will upgrade clients PCs to some Dell/HP machine, where the licence key is inbuilt into the OS and hardware so you will not have a licence key on the machine. Often we used to clone users HD ...
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How to copy the hard-disk (>1 partitions, bootloader, & MBR/GPT included) towards smaller hard-disk?

After a full Windows factory settings reset, I have a laptop with multiple partitions and a freshly installed Windows 8 on an 500GB hard-disk. I need to make a fully recoverable hard-disk image/copy/...
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Cloning 64TB HD to offsite replica

I have a 64 TB Hard Drive currently only about halfway full in my home plugged into a mac mini. I have another 64 TB at my workplace also connected to a mac mini. I'd like to create a running clone of ...
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Clone & Hotswap IDE harddrive advice

I am in a situation where an old tower running Windows XP will need to eventually have the hard drive replaced as it is showing signs of failure. My plan is to clone the IDE hard disk using Linux or ...
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How to image and shrink a windows file system for storage

I'm looking to back up a series of hard drive images ranging from Windows XP Embedded up to Windows 10. The original plan was to clone each drive 1 for 1, but it would be much more efficient for us if ...
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Fresh install on Mac not working

I think my computer has been cloned remotely even though I have time machine turned off. I've been trying to wipe my Mac and do a fresh install, but it won't let me do that. I can see an external ...