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Old 02-01-2006, 02:39 AM   #1
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back up entire hard drive to image file? with a live cd

Hello. I want to know if there is any easy (and free) way in linux, with out downloading any special backup or recovery disks,(just the live cds I have) to back up a entire hard drive to one file onto another disk or to a server so that later I could restore the harddrive to exactly how it was when I backed it up. Including the mbr and all that stuff. Thanks for the help.
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Have a look at and - they may do what you need.
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Partimage is the best I've come across - knoppix and kanotix live cds include it. Check it out here and see what you think.


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