[lubuntu-users] Bootable clone app for Lubuntu
Andre Campos Rodovalho
andre.rodovalho at gmail.com
Sun Jul 9 06:01:19 UTC 2017
I use Clonezilla Live CD too. This is the way to go, forget about
installing it your Lubuntu you want to save...
You can resize the partition after you have finished the cloning process
(copied and restored). If you study how it works data allocation on Disks
you will understand why all cloning tools have this limitation on not to be
able to restore to different size partitions or disks...
On 9 July 2017 at 11:32, Mark F <azdays15 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I may be way off base, but whenever I used Clonezilla I downloaded "Live"
> ,iso file from the Clonezilla site. I boot from that, and follow the
> I found Clonezilla very useful. But, one thing I never understood is why
> you have to restore to the same size (or larger) drive. Maybe that's common
> with any of the image tools. It seemed like a significant limitation to me.
> But, maybe I'm not understanding something about it.
> On Sat, Jul 8, 2017 at 1:50 PM, Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com>
>> Latest update, on the GUI app front . . . I tried to use Synaptic to
>> install Clonezilla and/or DRBL as well . . . they were the apps that showed
>> up on a search of "clonezilla" . . . and both "error-ed out" on dependency
>> issues and/or "broken packages" . . . ?? Synaptic claims to have "fixed
>> the dependency problem successfully" . . . but then refused to try to
>> install the packages.
>> Ran update/upgrade && -f install in the console, and "autoclean" &
>> "autoremove" . . . then checking in Lubuntu Software Services with the term
>> "clonezilla" && "drbl" . . . shows "nothing found" . . . so there must be
>> something about Clonezilla that doesn't "fit" with Lubuntu????
>> Anyway, I checked the Yaboot conf file, and I found the "append" line, so
>> I could just run a fresh install if and when I get a new looks llike it
>> will be SSD . . . in the linux partition. Very slow to get this post typed
>> out, back to the fan blowing and nothing happening very fast . . . possibly
>> due to "pre-failure" HD feelings of inadequacy ???
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