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Hi, to me, what you seem to be trying to do could possibly be accomplished with the dd command. Or another poppular alternative is 'clonezilla' which is a live linux distro made to back up other systems. These will create system image files which you could brin over to another computer and transfer there. However, depending on your boot loader setup, it may not be bootable and you'll probably have to configure that before you can boot up.
I've only used system image files onto the computer i've taken them from, so i may be wrong on what i just described; someone correct me if i'm wrong please.
As suggested above, you should read about and see if you want to try clonezilla which is designed to do what you want. Go to the link below. There are FAQ and forum links on the left side of the page. At the bottom of the page, click on the link for Clonezilla Live under the heading "Which Clonezilla Should I use".