[ubuntu-uk] Using Clonezilla to image thinkpad hard drive before installing Ubuntu

Dave Morley davmor2 at davmor2.co.uk
Fri Jun 8 15:56:01 UTC 2012


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On 08/06/12 16:53, kpb wrote:
> Hello All
> 
> One for any Thinkpad owners using Ubuntu
> 
> Just bought a second hand Thinkpad X200s, and it runs Ubuntu 12.04
> from a USB stick really nicely, with the basics working fine (I
> mainly need suspend to ram).
> 
> I'd like to be able to restore the hard drive including the
> recovery partition to its original state in case I want to pass the
> laptop on (came with Vista Business).
> 
> I've used clonezilla to image the whole drive including the mbr,
> using these shortform instructions
> 
> http://www.forwestmedia.com/resources/how-to-guides/using-clonezilla-to-create-and-restore-disk-images/
>
>  I have reason to believe the result will be restorable, see
> 
> http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=75378
> 
> especially the last post on that page.
> 
> Anyone done this? Had any issues restoring?
> 
> Cheers
> 
I used Clonezilla all the time, for me I just use the builtin options
and it works fine.

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