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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 disk check incredibly slow

I am doing backup of my entire disk to image stored on another HDD connected via USB. Creating images went relatively fast (~700-1000 MB/min) but checking afterwards is slooow: 7MB/min. Which means ~...
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Win 7 Professional

Machine crashed during power outage and failed to boot afterwards. After running EasyRE and Dell Restore and Recovery, system became bootable and appeared completely intact. Attempting to image disk ...
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Clonezilla - How to preseed certain options?

I am using Clonezilla to create and restore system images all the time. I would really like to preseed some of the options to make it easier and faster. I have repeatedly tried to follow the ...
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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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Fully clone your system from a SATA device to a NVMe device

I am working on a laptop with a 500 GB SSD, dual booting on Windows and Ubuntu. I recently bought a Samsung 960 EVO m.2 NVMe 500 GB SSD and installed it successfully. However, given the faster ...
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Clonezilla Partclone version not supported

I couldn't finde anything about that error. On my VPS I want to recover an image in order to install Windows on it. My hoster provides a feature to boot a live clonezilla, but I was not able to find ...
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What could keep Clonezilla from booting on an older laptop?

I'm trying to use Clonezilla to clone a drive on an old Toshiba Sattelite with an Intel Centrino Duo processor. It's booting off of a 256 MB USB drive. It works fine on my desktop, but on the laptop I ...
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Clonezilla won't clone to a smaller disk

According the docs, Clonezilla supports cloning to a smaller drive using the option -icds. Let's cite: If you are sure all the data from the image could fit the smaller disk, i.e. it won't be ...
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Cloning computer with UEFI boot

I have a mini PC where I have installed Arch Linux with UEFI boot. I'm trying to clone this install on other identical mini PC. I tried using Clonezilla alternative but at the end of the restoration ...
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Can't clone a partition, perhaps because of bad sectors

I was trying to clone my Windows 7 system to a new larger HDD. First I was using Macrium Reflect and it failed on system disk partition (Disk C). I ran CHKDSK C: /r and it did report about 4KB in ...
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How to find the DRBL verison?

I tried below commands, sudo drbl -v sudo drblsrv -v sudo drblsrv --version but they didn't work! Sorry, there are no tags for drbl, so I tagged clonezilla.
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How can I clone a boot drive onto a larger disk using Clonezilla?

I am installing a new internal hard drive into my computer that is larger than the old drive. The complication is that the old drive has the operating system partition on it. I want to clone the ...
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Can Clonezilla and GParted be put on an EFI partition?

So here's the dilemma: I have a bunch of flash drives I'm trying to set up as multi-boot utility drives for Clonezilla and GParted, and since those utilities don't take up very much space, I'd also ...
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Clonezilla: the image repository directory is read-only, not writeable: /home/partimag

I have an HP Elitebook 1040 G4 laptop I'm trying to create an image from using Clonezilla SE PXE boot. I have enabled Legacy boot in the BIOS and turned off Secure Boot. I have a Samsung M.2 drive so ...
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Clonezilla modified syslinux doesn't boot

I tried to created custom Clonezilla iso with my own parameters but failed. I used this and this manual and did everything presumably as described. Here is my syslinux.cfg: # Created by generate-pxe-...
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Linux Dualboot move windows 10 to disk containing data

I want to move windows 10 from my SSD to my HDD. The HDD contains a Data Partition that needs to remain intact. (I do not care if I need to go into UEFI to change the boot priority of the disks to ...
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Can Clonezilla restore an image to a different partition number than originally?

Assume the following situation: UEFI-based dualboot system consisting of Windows and Linux. Partitioning: Partition 1: FAT32, EFI-Boot-Partition Partition 2: EXT4, Linux Root / Partition 3: EXT4, ...
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Trying to restore gnu-ddrescue .img file to new HDD

I tried to do a routine Win7 x64 SSD backup using Clonezilla. Tried a couple of times but it failed both times reporting bad sectors. I ran checkdisk and a few other programs but they found no ...
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Clone laptop to laptop over network

I have two laptops, both working. I need to make a clone of one in other, without removing and of the HDDs (warranty) Is it possible using CloneZilla or any other software? I can have both machines ...
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WD My Passport unusable after creating image with Clonezilla

I have a WD My Passport with 1TB. I used Clonezilla-live device-image to create a backup of my whole hard drive. Note that I have done so once already but since it only backed up 2 partitions out of 5,...
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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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Partitions at the beginning and end of drive and migration to smaller SSD

I need to migrate one 256GB HDD to 240GB SSD, but EFI partition is at the very end of my HDD. I already did backup: sudo dd if=/dev/sda of=backup.img but I can't put this image to my SSD drive, ...
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mce Hardware error while saving disk image with Clonezilla

I was saving an image with Clonezilla alternative stable - 20170905-zesty, option To Ram, of my new hp spectre x360 with a 256GB nvme disk. I had chosen to "check the saved image", and to poweroff ...
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partclone via clonezilla - where are the bad blocks logged?

I've just backed up a partition using clonezilla, which in turn employed partclone. During the backup, several blocks were bad and were skipped (it was in rescue mode). Is there a log of these?
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How to clone entire VeraCrypt encrypted system drive and mount it later on Windows 10 to copy selected files?

I'm doing a fresh install of Windows and I need to make a copy of all files in my system drive so I can restore them later. I want to clone entire drive with dd tool (I'm going to use clonezilla). ...
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Restored Windows Vista Recovery Partition Image not booting - clonezilla

I've followed the first two of these guides from clonezilla.org, but: applied to a Windows Vista Recovery partition; partition-to-image rather than disk-to-image. I wiped out the entire disk after ...
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Clonezilla clone to smaller drive

I've got a 285GB drive that I want to clone to a 256GB SSD drive. The larger source has 2 partitions which I've shrunk the 1st main partition down so the total size of both partition will fit. But ...
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Cancelling clonezilla disk to disk

I am currently doing clonezilla disk to disk operation because i upgraded my hdd from 500gB(full) to 1TB. But it's taking too long so i consider to just fresh install my laptop. My question: Can i ...
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Cloned disk - duplicate disk signature, how to resolve?

I have cloned a hard drive to an SSD using Clonezilla. Both drives were of identical size, and the process appears to have worked successfully. I can boot into Windows 10 from the SSD without any ...
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Can Clonezilla restore a Windows 10 image to a completely empty drive?

This question is a (belated) follow-up to my previous question about restoring Windows 10 to an empty disk using a Windows recovery USB. That, unfortunately, isn't possible. Now, I'm hoping to make a ...
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Can I remove the Clonezilla USB media while it is running?

I booted the Clonezilla live image from a USB stick and am currently in the proces of cloning my internal HDD from it. If this was a normal Debian live USB, taking out the USB stick during operation ...
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Problems with making image of Windows - clonezilla, system image recovery, veracrypt

I want to have an ideal copy of the whole Windows 10 I have installed and configured recently, as well as main application I am using (already installed and configured). I would like to store this ...
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clonezila reads bad sectors but I don't have any

I am trying to clone my hard disk windows XP home edition , using clonezila live booting from USB. I also checked the option * rescue , but still stops at 6.38% and after a short time clonezila ...
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Partclone broken image restore

I have a partclone image of my hard drive which is obviously broken. I thougt I could rely on this backup but unfortunately I cant. It is my last chance to achieve the desired data so I would spend ...
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Can I make a Windows 10 recovery drive by running a program from a Live USB?

My computer will blue screen soon after logging in, so I can't make a recovery drive from within Windows. I tried making an image of my recovery partition with Clonezilla, but I didn't understand what ...
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can't back 1TB disk up because it is *one sector* too short?

I love Clonezilla. I have been using it to make an exact copy of my laptop's 1TB-hard drive into a 1TB-external USB drive. It worked perfectly for for a few years. But now I bought another 1TB, ...
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Unable to TFTP clonezilla files from WDS' TFTP server during PXE boot

I installed Windows Deployment Server and I've modified my PXE boot menu so that I can boot different kernels (which works). Now I'm trying to set up CloneZilla to also PXE boot but I can't get the ...
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Clonezilla of a dualboot of XP and Linux to a SSD. Startup says: Grub:

I have an 10 years old HP laptop with an excellent(stunning) lcd and a lot of good software for car analyze/parts along with a lot of Python software. Dual boot with XP SP2 and a Linux version. To ...
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Clone laptop SSD to bigger SSD via USB HDD - Windows 7

What would be the easiest way to do the above, having in mind that the usb HDD is not empty (but it has more than enough room for the SSD contents) and that it doesn't have a OS, and also, that I don'...
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Windows 7 Cleanup before Clonezilla backup

I updated a Win7 box with SP1 and upgrade the browser to IE11. I would like to delete any files that are not required for operations (i.e. install files, etc.) so as to avoid archiving them ...
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Clonezilla's checksums file verification using signature with gpg extension

There are CHECKSUMS.TXT and CHECKSUMS.TXT.gpg files available on the Clonezilla Live's official download page. However I cannot verify its signature by usual verify command: $ gpg --verify --...
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gparted persistently claims that GPT table is corrupt

Question: gparted keeps claiming "The backup GPT table is corrupt, but the primary appears OK, so that will be used.". It persists even when I wipe the GPT table using gdisk, try to create new gpt ...
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Disk size shows the same after cloning a small disk to a larger disk

I am running Windows 10 Pro and I cloned (disk-to-disk) my 120GB SSD drive to a larger 2TB SATA drive because I was running out of disk space on the 120GB. I used Clonezilla and everything finished ...
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How do I create a simple unattend.xml so that the image does not ask for a new user?

I'm using one virtual machine and clonezilla to create some testing images to learn a little about deployment in different machine setups. I already managed to create some images for windows 8.1 and ...
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broken LSI raid controller: how to make a safety copy of the disks before anything else

My friend has a SuperMicro server where the RAID controller all of a sudden seems to be broken (after a shutdown, drive swap, and startup). It shows "RAID Adapter Memory Error!!! Please check the ...
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Clonezilla Live USB

My purpose is to save/restore Clonezilla images to/from 16 GB drive. Because images are weighty, I needed something else than FAT(32). My choice was NTFS so I could access images from Windows machines ...
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Clonezilla/DRBL and UEFI

I have been unable to PXE boot into Clonezilla/DRBL while in UEFI mode on a HP Notebook 15-ac180ca. While in Legacy mode I can boot into Clonezilla/DRBL (as long as I manually press the F12 (network ...
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Encrypting a full 8TB/10TB drive with VeraCrypt

So deciding to encrypt a full 8TB/10TB drive to test and see how it performs. I estimate around +/- 2 days to encrypt 2TB, therefore 8TB drive will take around 8 days, can anyone confirm if they have ...
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How do I clone a larger disk to a smaller disk using clonezilla?

I have a larger disk Disk A and a smaller disk Disk B. Disk A contains a few partitions but the total size of all the partitions is smaller than the capacity of Disk B. Disk A is a GPT formatted ...
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Clonezilla restore Ubuntnu 16.04 SecureBoot

I'm attempting to restore a custom Ubuntu 16.04 image to a machine with SecureBoot enabled. It restores fine, but when I reboot, I get a message that the "Operating System Loader signature not found ...