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Old 10-20-2011, 01:45 AM   #16
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Are you referring "disks" as cd's or dvd's?
 
Old 10-20-2011, 10:11 AM   #17
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With clonezilla live Cd you can copy an entire partition/system
http://clonezilla.org/

Quick guide
http://packratstudios.com/index.php/...k-start-guide/
 
Old 10-20-2011, 10:55 AM   #18
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Diskcopy

The Windows command just copies a floppy disk to another; it can't be used for hard disks.

A Linux equivalent is "dd if=/dev/fd0 of=/dev/fd1" if you have two floppy drives.

If not, copy the disk image first to a temporary location, and then put the second disk in the drive:

dd if=/dev/fd0 of=diskimage
# Switch disks
dd if=diskimage of=/dev/fd0
rm -r diskimage
 
Old 10-20-2011, 08:22 PM   #19
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Sorry, yes I am referring to floppy disks. I know they are outdated but I am trying to learn how to use Linux for a class. Diskcopy make an exact copy of a floppy disk onto another floppy disk.
 
Old 10-20-2011, 08:25 PM   #20
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Hi,


Install it from your distributions repository just like you would install any other program.


Evo2.
I have never install a program in Linux before so "just like any other program" gives me little to go on.
 
Old 10-20-2011, 08:40 PM   #21
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Can you confirm which distro+version you are using?
Is it installed on your hard disk, or only being run from CD/DVD?
This will enable us to tell you where to find it in the menus.
(On my Centos system its called Add/Remove Sw )
 
Old 10-20-2011, 08:59 PM   #22
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My version is Ubuntu VMware Player 4.0 build 471780
 
Old 10-20-2011, 11:09 PM   #23
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I have never install a program in Linux before so "just like any other program" gives me little to go on.
Sure it does, it means that you can read the documentation for your os to find out how.

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Ubuntu cli pkg mgr howto & ptr to full docs http://linux.about.com/od/ubuntu_doc/a/ubudg4t2.htm
 
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Old 10-21-2011, 02:19 AM   #25
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My version is Ubuntu VMware Player 4.0 build 471780
I'm not sure copying physical floppy disks while working in a virtual machine is going to work, it usually doesn't give any real access to the drives.

Though, for doing a byte for byte copy from one disk to another, dd is your best option.
 
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