Is it possible to replicate my wife's Mint system to my laptop?

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lysarz
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Is it possible to replicate my wife's Mint system to my laptop?

Post by lysarz » Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:40 pm

I'm in the process of migrating from PCLOS to Mint MATE 18.3. I want to replicate my wife's system onto my laptop and onto our file server. In PCLOS I could use

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mylivecd
to create an installable iso to transfer the os, apps, and configuration. Is there anything similar for Mint, or I do I have to install from the official iso, change the kernel, add and remove apps, and remember all the configurations for each computer in my home network?

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Re: Is it possible to replicate my wife's Mint system to my laptop?

Post by catweazel » Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:49 pm

You should be able to do it with clonezella, provided that the destination disk is the same size or greater than the source disk.
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Re: Is it possible to replicate my wife's Mint system to my laptop?

Post by JerryF » Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:00 pm

I don't know of one that does what 'mylivecd' does, but many say Clonezilla does a great job of making different types of images. I've never used it, so I wouldn't be of much help with Clonezilla.
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Post by JerryF » Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:01 pm

catweazel, you beat me by---that much---LOL!
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Re: Is it possible to replicate my wife's Mint system to my laptop?

Post by minitux » Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:00 pm

try this, but your wife's laptop do not have propetaries driver installad, for example for video card, that could create problems in the installation, but must use open drivers

https://github.com/Distroshare/distrosh ... ntu-imager

on a italian blog a user create ubuntu and mint remix with that tool
https://faitfranco.wordpress.com/

I also use mylivecd on PCLinuxOS for my backup or remaster to redistribute

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Re: Is it possible to replicate my wife's Mint system to my laptop?

Post by catweazel » Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:14 pm

JerryF wrote:catweazel, you beat me by---that much---LOL!
I type fast :)
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Re: Is it possible to replicate my wife's Mint system to my laptop?

Post by JerryF » Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:44 pm

catweazel wrote:
JerryF wrote:catweazel, you beat me by---that much---LOL!
I type fast :)
I was on my tablet, so I couldn't type normally. :lol:
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