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CloneZilla is a free cloning/imaging tool that creates and restores snapshots. It can also be used for mass deployment.

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Clonezilla cloning without image

Is it possible to clone device to device (remote source or server) without saving an image. I want to install windows 11 in one of the lab via PXE boot.
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After using Clonezilla on a Surface Pro 7+ BitLocker is triggered

I do not have BitLocker activated, I have never even used it. To be able to start Clonezilla from a USB stick, I disable Secure Boot. After cloning a Surface Pro 7+ running Windows 11, trying to start ...
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Can I boot Windows 11 cloned with Clonezilla from USB stick

I have cloned Windows 11 ver. 22H2 (64-bit) installed initially on my HP Elitebook 840 G9 with Clonezilla. This notebook has NVMe with 512 GB capacity. Yet I use this notebook with Linux and have ...
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Restore Partitioning from Clonezilla Backup

My HDD has been getting progressively worse. Latterly, my sda1 EFI partition got deleted; I have created a new partition in the same place, and it is now sda11 (albeit shown at the beginning). I wish ...
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Can't restore Windows 10 home image into a new HP laptop

I am using clonezilla for some months now to restore Windows 10 Home images to our production laptops (HP 15-bs190nd). Recently we bought some new laptops (HP 250 G8) and I am trying to restore the ...
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Should I clone unrecognized partition in disk?

I am planning to replace my HDD with an SSD. I am using Macrium Reflect to copy all the data from the HDD to the SSD. But I see a partition that is 7.63GB in size and I don’t know if I need to copy it ...
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macOS can't boot, shows 'prohibitory' symbol after using Clonezilla

How are you? I have a MacBook Pro Mid-2012 (A1278) running Yosemite 10.10.5 + Bootcamp (Windows 10). I mostly use the Windows partition, and rarely use macOS. THE PROBLEM I tried to clone the internal ...
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Any one succeed to [clone a Rocky linux 9 disk image and restore to a new machine] by using Clonezilla Live?

I am trying to backup my Rocky Linux 9 disk image and restore it to an other newer machine with same size SSD by using Clonezilla Live 3.0.3-22. My Rocky 9 Linux was installed by default partition (...
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Cloned Arch system does not use entire display with xorg

Following situation: I have an extremely barebone Arch Installation, that I created in virtualbox. Installed packages are: Grub Plymouth (splash screen) Ly (Desktop Manager) Xorg Focuswriter That's ...
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Starting Clonezilla through GNU Grub

I have a disc image that I want to install on a new linux computer via Clonezilla. However, when I go to the boot menu and select the USB stick as a booting option, it takes me to the GNU Grub menu ...
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Clonezilla keeps dropping cloning speed when cloning on an ethernet connection

So after getting a new laptop, I've turned my old laptop into a small server (installed Linux Mint on it because I still want to control using a GUI (not the best distro for server i know)), and with ...
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Clonezilla error creating image from encrypted SSD: LUKS header file not found

I'm trying to create a full-disk image with Clonezilla alternative stable - 20221103-kinetic (Ubuntu-based) of my Dell XPS 15 7590. The notebook has only Ubuntu 22.04, standard partitioning. The disk ...
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How to install clonezilla on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Live CD. "E: Unable to locate package clonezilla"

Normally I'd just use the clonezilla ISO and be done with it, but connecting to wifi with the command line only seemed far more trouble than it was worth. To avoid that, I decided to run clonezilla ...
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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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EFI boot option disappears after backingup or restoring efi partition with clonezilla

I am using clonezilla to backup and restore a laptop. It is imaged with a flavor of Debian linux (bullseye), the lay out of the disk after installing the OS is: sda/ sda1 - EFI partition sda2 - grub ...
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Clonezilla shutting down when I use the option to Choose (powerof, cmd prompt, ..) when the cloning is finished

I am using Clonezilla to create an image of my HDD in beginner mode. I usually start it and make sure it copies the first few partitions and then go to bed. When I awake and check the the laptop, it ...
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How to clone a linux server hard drive that it fails , so in case sometning goes wrong during a fix I still have the original hard drive? [duplicate]

My problem is that I have a hard drive having a linux server (It fails during booting up process) and some valuable files. ( tried almost all solutions on the internet but no success) Now I found a ...
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Clonezilla clone to qemu/kvm virtual machine

i created a virtual machine on qemu and started it from clonezilla iso. After that i plugged hard drive and installed my prepared os to virtual machine. After restart i am getting: Booting from Hard ...
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VM won't boot after imaging with clonezilla

I am trying to create a VM for one of my systems with VMWare Workstation. I create the VM, make sure that the virtual disk size, memory size matches that of the laptop. I boot the VM to a clonezilla ...
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Clonezilla multiple image copies

I have made an image of my laptop with Clonezilla on an external usb drive. Can I copy that image on another usb drive in order to have a second image copy? Or I have to reclone the hard disk on the ...
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How do I connect to a wireless network with clonezilla?

I want to back up a hard drive to my NAS with Clonezilla running from a thumb drive. When I open up the application there is no option for connecting to a Wi-Fi that I can see. When I go into the ...
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Clonezilla: "mismatched GPT and MBR partition". GPT deletion made the system unbootable

Using Clonezilla on a thumb drive to create a system image, in order to clone disks from it; Clonezilla threw an error: "mismatched GPT and MBR partition" and refused to proceed; Searched ...
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Clonezilla doesn't show OpenStack option to save image

The official Clonezilla documentation (https://www.partclone.org/show-live-doc-content.php?topic=clonezilla-live/doc/01_Save_disk_image) says: «There are other options, e.g. sshfs, samba, nfs or ...
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How to correctly view a restored DD (image-->partition) (Clonezilla) from an APFS filesystem?

Currently the partition which contains the restored image is unreadable by Windows.. So I attach that partition (inside the disk via USB) to a Mac computer and it also DOES NOT show up .. What am I ...
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How can I extract/mount a .dd-ptcl-img file on a Mac?

It is a clone --disk-- [EDIT]: (PARTITION NOT DISK) image from Clonezilla.. I do not have much experience with Macs so please explain like I'm 15.. I cannot find any guides on the internet..
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Can clonezilla image a recovery partition?

I am trying to image an entire disk but the last partition (the windows recovery partition) failed. How can I tell if this is a disk error or some sort of copy protection mechanism? I'm using an asus ...
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CORSAIR Strafe Causing No Beep/Video POST Loop?

If this is the wrong Stack Exchange to post this in, please let me know so I can ask the correct community. Today I successfully cloned a Windows 10 installation from an HDD to a Samsung 980 NVMe SSD ...
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Clonezilla cloning to smaller disk

I have an SSD disk with LVM volumes (used for Proxmox) that i want to move to smaller SSD. The original disk is 525 GB large, the new drive has 500 GB. I have shrinked the physical volume and the ...
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Clonezilla image not found

So I cloned a flash drive to image with clonezilla using my /dev/sdc2 mounted as /home/partimag After the process, I shutdown my PC to do something else only to return unable to find the image I ...
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Dualboot only finds Windows after Clonezilla restore

so some facts: Had a dualboot installed on my laptop with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. I got a new SSD for my laptop, increasing the internal disk space size from 512GB to 2TB. As there is only a ...
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Why do I have to clone a disk from live USB?

Why do I have to clone a disk by running a live USB (with programs such as Clonezilla .iso) ? I don't understand it, its just copying, why can't I do it while windows is running? I would like to ...
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Can Clonezilla work with Windows striped volume?

Let's assume I have striped volume in Windows 11 (two disks). Will Clonezilla be able to create and later restore images of both disks, so Windows will still recognize them properly as striped volume?
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Windows 7 & 10 how to make them friends

I need to clone my current installation of Windows 7 to a new computer. I also need to dual boot that with a new installation of Windows 10. The Windows 7 is currently on a BIOS/mbr disk. I don't mind ...
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Migrate from SATA (over M2) ssd to nvme (over M2) ssd with clonezilla

I have a laptop with two drives: one is magnetic (1TB) used for data (and some windows folders) , the other is a little ssd (128GB) used for OSes (win10 and xubuntu). Now what I'm trying to do is ...
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Why doesn't my Compute Stick boot to a live USB?

I'm trying to boot a newer-generation Intel Compute Stick to a live persistent Linux USB stick so I can clone the Compute Stick's hard drive to an .img file for later use. I don't want to use ...
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How do I determine properties of disks from a live USB?

I'm currently using Clonezilla to restore previously-created disk images (Windows) to a variety of small computers - an Intel Compute Stick (two versions) and an Asus Vivo Stick. Obviously the image I ...
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How to raw copy an HDD to another one

I need to backup an HDD in raw mode. I want to backup all data, partition tables, boot and so on. I have tried Clonezilla but it fails because of a dirty bit on a NTFS volume. I woruld like to migrate ...
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Bootable but kinda broken SSD -> Cloned SSD is not bootable

I have a 120GB SSD with Ubuntu installed that seems to be slowly failing. Every once in a while the root filesystem is mounted read-only and I need to run fsck in some sort of recovery console. So I ...
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Running Clonezilla on an old PC without USB and CD boot

I need to run Clonezilla on an old PC (circa 1997) which has no USB ports, has a CD drive, but its bios cannot boot from it. Is it possible?
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How to add Clonezilla iso entry to grub?

I would like to be able to boot into Clonezilla and backup/restore an entire partition/drive by using grub. I saw Phil Webster's suggestion here, but I don't understand where I should place the iso ...
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Boot Linux off a BitLocker protected drive

I have a bootable USB drive with Clonezilla installed, which I use to take images of drives from various computers. Is there a way to install BitLocker on it, so that during boot I get prompted for a ...
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Is my disk partitioned correctly for cloning with Clonezilla?

I want to clone Windows from a 500GB HDD to a 240GB SSD. I already shrunk the partitions to fit the drive. In the photo you can see the partition structure - I'm worried that one of the recovery ...
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Copying Ubuntu partition from a dual boot machine to bootable USB flash drive

I have a computer in dual boot configuration (Windows an Linux). I would like to clone only the Linux partition to USB flash drive and make it bootable in another computer. Can this be done? I tried ...
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Clone two different internal disks into one external

I want to clone two internal (SSD+HDD) into one external HDD. In HP x360 laptop I have two hard disks. First is SSD (128Gb) partitioned as GPT and it has Win 10 installed on it (with Recovery, EFI Sys ...
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Can drive clone software copy the Volume Serial Number (Volume ID)?

On Windows, running vol id c: shows something like 4D12-7GG8. Is this Volume Serial Number copied when using disk cloning software such as CloneZilla or Acronis True Image?
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Clonezilla Win7 Restore C partition to new clean SSD

I have a known-good Clonezilla backup of the C: partition (Windows 7) that I wish to restore to a new, clean SSD drive. (Known-good means that I restored this image a few times before, and the restore ...
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VirtualBox "Fatal: no bootable medium found! System Halted" after clonezilla retore on Windows 10

I've cloned my Physical machine of Windows 10 using clonezilla. I've created a new VM with a blank disk and restored the clonezilla disk image without any error. After reboot (and remove of the ...
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Cannot restore a new non-partitioned SSD using Clonezilla Preseed option

I can use the default manual step-by-step approach to restore the backup to a new non-partitioned SSD without any problems. I can restore using my automated unattended Clonezilla script to restore the ...
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Cloning a RAID 1 to a non-RAID setup

I'm currently trying to clone my boot drive that is a part of a RAID 1 setup to a single SSD (sdc in the image) so that I can boot from the non-RAID SSD setup on another computer. Is this possible? I ...
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Clone win 10 with tpm and bitlocker to bigger disk

I got a new PC for a job, the situation is that I'm not a windows administrator and I have several limitation in using needed software without admin rights. the volume is encrypted with bitlocker, I ...
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