[lubuntu-users] Lubuntu-users Digest, Vol 67, Issue 1
Andre Campos Rodovalho
andre.rodovalho at gmail.com
Thu Jul 6 08:56:20 UTC 2017
Clonezilla does the Job. I use to do this manually using DD, but the
Clonezilla solution does a good job with a quite straightforward wizard.
Get the LiveCD, works for so many people and is not so difficult to use.
If you can, try to close to the new HD and test that out before destroying
data on old HD.
On 6 July 2017 at 13:08, Herminio Hernandez, Jr. <
herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> if you want a bootable clone have you tried just dd the drive to an .iso
> On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 5:48 PM, Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com>
>> 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 . . . .
>> 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>
>>> > 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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