somthing like norton ghost for mint?

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somthing like norton ghost for mint?

Postby leo5111 » Mon Apr 28, 2008 6:44 pm

want to make back up image of my mint incase it starts acting up and cant be recovered just format and reinstall the image

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Re: somthing like norton ghost for mint?

Postby Fred » Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:13 pm

leo5111,

You can always use rsync from the command line, but if you want a nice pretty program try Clonezilla-live.

http://www.clonezilla.org/

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Re: somthing like norton ghost for mint?

Postby leo5111 » Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:28 pm

ok so does this do like norton ghost install a program on the computer then run program and backup or what? im speaking of clonezilla thanx

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Re: somthing like norton ghost for mint?

Postby leo5111 » Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:45 pm

hmm how would i edit the boot up of the clonezilla because to install linux mint i had to put acpi=off even to get into live cd

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Re: somthing like norton ghost for mint?

Postby Fred » Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:53 pm

leo5111,

It is very likely that it will boot ok. It has been a while since I looked at this program, but I am sure there is a way to enter boot options if needed. You will just have to look at the documentation if it won't boot directly.

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