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Old 04-07-2005, 10:03 PM   #1
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Ghost?


Is there anything like symantec ghost for linux? I know ghost on windows can copy an image of a linux box. But I want to get away from using windows boxes. Is there something that can just image a drive from linux? other than perhaps kickstart?
 
Old 04-07-2005, 11:42 PM   #2
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If you mean like ghost, as in proprietary, then Acronis True Image 8.x does linux imaging.

If you mean GPL'd, then partimage or dd, or a myriad of others do imaging.
http://www.partimage.org/screenshots.en.html

Also, there is something called ghost for linux, but I don't know how well it works.
http://freshmeat.net/redir/g4l/48255.../g4l-v0.15.iso
 
Old 04-10-2005, 02:31 PM   #3
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partimag looks exactly like what I wanted thanks. I know dd can do it but I was looking for something to compress.
 
Old 04-26-2005, 09:32 AM   #4
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I'd be slightly wary of partimage. It does work, I've used it myself. However the stable version hasn't been updated in a year, unstable in almost two. Looks like the developers might have lost interest so no bugfixes etc.
 
  


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