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What is the best ghosting type program for Ubuntu? I want to just copy my whole hard drive right now to be sure that I don't do the stupid things ...
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- 03-06-2009 #1
What is the best ghosting type program for Ubuntu? I want to just copy my whole hard drive right now to be sure that I don't do the stupid things I did over the past few days
sudo rm -R /home/user (but in my defense the capitals were different for my own folder, I don't know how ubuntu saw "user" as the same as "User" and thus deleted everything I had)Bodhi 1.3 & Bodhi 1.4 using E17
Dell Studio 17, Intel Graphics card, 4 gigs of RAM, E17
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- 03-06-2009 #2
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- Oct 2007
- Tucson AZ
Don't know if it is the best as I haven't used others but, clonezilla worked fine for me.
- 03-06-2009 #3
- Join Date
- May 2004
- arch linux
You can find some other options here:
Drive Imaging | Linux App Finder
The "best" changes from one user to the next, but Ghost4Linux and Clonezilla are popular. I've always thought I'd like Mondo, but haven't gotten around to trying it yet.oz
- 03-07-2009 #4
You could run a live CD to make an image of your harddrive: Acronis True Image.
It's OS independent.Charles
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