[lubuntu-users] Lubuntu-users Digest, Vol 67, Issue 1

Herminio Hernandez, Jr. herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com
Thu Jul 6 01:08:37 UTC 2017


if you want a bootable clone have you tried just dd the drive to an .iso
file?

On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 5:48 PM, Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com> wrote:

> HH:
>
> Thanks for the reply and suggestion . . . w/o knowing about backintime,
> the problem with apple's time machine is that it doesn't make a bootable
> "clone" . . . it just backs up files from an install . . . but to move the
> files back there has to be an installed system . . . .  The bootable clone
> moves everything needed to boot the system into a fresh partition . . .
> ready to boot . . . .
>
> F
>
> On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM, Herminio Hernandez Jr. <
> herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I use backintime. It is very close to apple's time machine.
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> > On Jul 5, 2017, at 3:47 PM, Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Lu Users:
>> >
>> > I'm still trying to keep my PPC computers going, although each of them
>> is having one kind of problem or another . . . .  The G4 iBook is where I
>> have Lu 16.04 installed and generally the iBook is "OK" except it looks
>> like the HD is starting to go "pre-failure" on us.
>> >
>> > The iBook is dual-boot with OSX 10.4 on one side of a 40 GB HD . . . I
>> have the OSX side cloned to an ext HD via Carbon Copy Cloner . . . and I've
>> noticed in other ubuntu-esque installs I have there has been a "Back-up"
>> package installed . . . I believe in U-MATE 16.04, but right now my
>> PowerMac Sawtooth is not booting so I can't try it out--but looking through
>> the Lu list I didn't see anything named "Back up."
>> >
>> > I ran a Synaptic search from the Lu and it showed a bunch of packages,
>> including Clonezilla, and rsync . . . I don't have many files that would
>> need to be "saved" . . . what I would like would be a "clone" of the
>> present install, so that I wouldn't have to remember the boot params and
>> run a fresh install . . . but, would like to make a clone of the Lubuntu
>> side of the HD on an ext HD, then when I would need to install a new HD I
>> could boot from the clone and move the install back into a partition of the
>> new HD . . . .  Not sure if that would work as easily as it does from CCC,
>> and/or whether the GRUB data would carry over, but, it might be a time
>> saver if it can be done via some package????
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > F
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