Re: Replacing HDD laptop - clone drive?
boot from the Live CD and use dd to clone the original drive (in the usb enclosure) to the new drive (installed in the laptop)
You can also try PING to create images for backing up and restoring: http://ping.windowsdream.com/
Jenna, Asus N53 Intel Core i5 2430M, 6GB, 640GB HDD, 540M GT, Kubuntu 12.10 x64
Margaret, Desktop Athlon 64 X2, 2GB, 3x80GB HDD, 8600 GT, OpenSuSE 11.3
Jenny, Server Athlon II X4, MSI 760GM-P23, 4GB, 1TB, 500GB, 80GB HDD, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS x64