[ubuntu-uk] 30 test drive of Ubuntu: PC world

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Sat Jun 11 15:46:02 UTC 2011

alan c wrote:
> On 11/06/11 11:42, Matthew Daubney wrote:
> >   Maybe someone should write a linux
> > installer that backs up the complete HDD state before install onto
> > one of these disks now they're becoming inexpensive.
> Hi Matt
> A special version of say, clonezilla live would probably suffice.

I think it'd need to be part of the installer rather than
another disk to boot from, really. But the speed is entirely dependent
upon the speed with which the disks are attached to it - if it's
backing up to a USB disk it's never going to be particularly speedy.


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