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Old 04-24-11, 19:18
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Default cloning a Ubuntu10.10 to a Wxp HD

I am a newbie and have installed Ubuntu 10.10 to a spare external 20 gig HD and am booting it via usb. I have it now set up the way I want. I am learning how to move around in it and find that I am slowly moving away from Windows. I have cloned one HD to another using ddrescue to see if it works and it did. Now when I change something I clone it to be safe.
I have a 80 gig HD with Wxp Home on it. Can I make a 40 gig partition on it using Gparted and then clone the 20 gig Ubuntu to it? Is it simple to do?
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Default Re: cloning a Ubuntu10.10 to a Wxp HD

Simple indeed and you can do it from the terminal.

http://www.hackourlife.com/move-home...-ubuntu-10-04/
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Simple indeed and you can do it from the terminal.

http://www.hackourlife.com/move-home...-ubuntu-10-04/
Thank you,
I will look at this and maybe try it tomorrow. Making a partition is something I have never done before.
I will post back later as to the results.
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Thank you,
I will look at this and maybe try it tomorrow. Making a partition is something I have never done before.
I will post back later as to the results.
Make some backups!

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