[ubuntu-za] Clone USB

Raymond Barbour xraya4t at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 15:10:55 UTC 2012


What about using gparted to resize the 32 GB down to 16 GB. Use dd to
backup first in case this does not work
On Sep 28, 2012 4:31 PM, "Wikus" <mazal.wikus at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hallo everyone ,
>
> Does anybody know of a cloning tool or a way to clone a USB stick to
> another
> where the destination does NOT need to be the same size or bigger than the
> source ?
>
> I have a 32gig USB that needs to be cloned to a 16gig USB stick. It must
> be a clone as it
> is bootable (windows) , so simply copying the data won't work.
>
> The only tools I know is clonezilla , redo , dd , partclone.
> But all of them have the limitation of the same size or bigger on
> destination.
> The data itself is only about 5gig and will easily fit on the destination
> , but all cloning apps in linux
> has this limitation.
>
> Does anybody know of a way or an app to get past this limitation ?
>
> - Wikus
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