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    gmjs is offline Gee! These Aren't Roasted!
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    Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

    Cloned Linux Partition Alongside Windows


    Does any one know of a good way to clone a Linux partition over a network to machines that already contain a Windows partition and set up GRUB or LiLo to be able to boot either OS? Easily?

    Clonezilla appears to do this, but I've yet to find a way to customize it so that I can set the boot menu up exactly as I would like (can you add custom commands after clonezilla has finished?)

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    plus, compared to Windows Deployment Services, it's not that automated.

    If anyone administers a production, dual-booting software lab, it'd be great to hear how you clone your machines.

    I'm interested in free (cost) software utilities only and in using an existing Linux partition image (and not reinstalling the Linux OS).

    Many thanks for any suggestions.

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    SW Forida
    Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

    Re: Cloned Linux Partition Alongside Windows

    I have not done any of this, but saved these links.

    Kickstart - Unattended Ubuntu installations made easy

    Document system backup or multiple install:

    Multiple installs with rsync.
    For more info on UEFI boot install & repair - Regularly Updated :
    Please use Thread Tools above first post to change to [Solved] when/if answered completely.

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