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Mastering Ubuntu Server by Jay LaCroix

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Creating system images with Clonezilla live

Clonezilla is a wonderful solution for backing up entire disks or partitions. Using Clonezilla, you can recover a server to bare-metal, including not only data, but also the entire operating system. Clonezilla essentially allows you to create hard disk images, similar to paid tools such as Acronis. It can be used as either bootable live media, or it can be installed on a server and clients can reach it via Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE) boot.

Clonezilla itself is not actually related to Ubuntu in any way, but I bring it up in this book because this tool is extremely useful and a disk imaging solution is a very worthy aspect of a good deployment scheme. Using Clonezilla, you can use disk images ...

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