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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 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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Original Hard disk vanishes after failed cloning in Optiplex 7010

TLDR: used clonezilla to clone HDD to SSD , it didn't take. Now the PC wont see the original HDD as bootable in the UEFI BIOS. I've performed this procedure in 40 PCs the past week, this is the only ...
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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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SSD size issue after -k1 option Clonezilla

I am trying to migrate my Windows 10 old 2To 5400rpm to a new 4To SSD. I tried multiple solutions in order to finally get only one 4To part on the new SSD (and not 2To + 2To, due to cloning method). I ...
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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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Mount uncompressed Clonezilla image in Linux to extract some files

Yesterday I wanted to backup all my data from my both discs from my recently broken laptop - HDD and SSD. I decided to use Clonezilla after I saw that it's recommended by many people. So I made ...
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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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Clonezilla won't boot on new Dell laptop 5420

Any ideas why Clonezilla won't boot from USB on a new Dell laptop 5420 (Intel Core i5)? I always end up with error messages like below. rcu: INFO: rcu_sched self-detected stall on CPU and watchdog: ...
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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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How do I set up a task sequence to install mint and then encrypt with Clonezilla?

So I have done a network install (PXE) with Clonezilla. But I need all my machines to have full HDD/SSD encryption (Medical data). We are using Mint, encryption for the HDD/SSD can be set at install ...
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How to clone system from multiple computer to one hard disk?

I have 3 computers. I want to back up all of them. They are all in Windows 10 with SSD. I want to backup all the systems into one single hard disk and choose which system I want to boot when powered ...
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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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Booting GRUB / Clonezilla, Both Bootable on Legacy and Non-CSM, On One Drive

This question has more to do with grub / grub limitations than clonezilla. I'm fine with using GRUB2, or any alternative, any options at all I'll try. I'm trying to have one USB stick that allows me ...
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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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(Windows 10 + GParted) How do I rearrange disk partitions to I can merge free space to my main partition?

I had a 120 GB SSD with my OS, some software, and some files. I used Clonezilla to make a proportional clone on a 1 TB SSD. Now, the 1 TB SSD shows the following partitions: System Reserved: 500 MB ...
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Clonezilla not enough free memory

I have cloned an 1.2TB drive using clonezilla and put it on the NFS share. My friend is trying to use that image and burn it on his drive (6.4 TB one). After confirming everything and when we were ...
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File-based backup of encrypted Linux systems?

I learned that tools such as clonezilla cannot omit free blocks when the disk is encrypted, which is a huge problem, since the backup drive always needs to have at least the same size as the source ...
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Windows 10 Clone post replication tasks

I have a Windows-10 Clonezilla backup image of PC#1. If PC#2 is outfitted with the same backup image, what post installation tasks must be performed so that they can coexist on the same LAN? Is ...
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Clonezilla, timeshift and other backup issues

So I have been trying to make backups of my Arch Linux install. I have tried several tools in Linux as well as Clonezilla and they all have failed in one way or another. Clonezilla gives this error ...
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Clone usb sata to usb sata

I have a Linux machine running mint, I have an external USB SATA drive, which is recognized by the Linux system. What I’m trying to achieve is a clone of the external USB SATA to another external USB ...
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Clonezilla automated backup

I'm looking for a solution to backup a Ubuntu server. I've tried Acronis 12.5 backups where I installed an agent on Ubuntu and backups were managed in the cloud. This didn't work out well. Couldn't ...
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Clonezilla - "The image repository directory is read-only, not writalbe: /home/partimag"

When I tried to backup the Windows 10 partition with Clonezilla I saw the error: "The image repository directory is read-only, not writalbe: /home/partimag " There are related questions to this, ...
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Straightforward way to replicate server running with LVM

I have used Clonezilla to take an image of an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server that has 4x4TB disks with a single LVM volume spanning them. I did see Clonezilla making an image of the LVM data volume by name ("...
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clonezilla boot and data on same SSD

I have a couple of work machines (win and linux) that I use for development, each with <500GB SSD storage, and a pair of USB-C 1TB drives to use for backup. These machines (especially the linux) ...
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Can a Clonezilla image be edited?

I have generated a Clonezilla image file of three partitions, but now would like to delete one file from a partition of that image. Is it practical to talk about doing so, in Linux or Windows? https:/...
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Samsung NVMe 2TB drive "toast"?

I've had this drive as my OS+data drive for about 10 months. It just apparently died on me. The computer was running Windows 10 and had a BSOD. When I booted it up, the drive was detected but not ...
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