Clonezilla Workshop@LinuxTag 2014

Clonezilla is free software for system deployment or recovery. It is similar to Symantec Ghost or Acronis True Image. The file systems supported by Clonezilla are:

  1. ext2, ext3, ext4, reiserfs, reiser4, xfs, jfs of GNU/Linux
  2. FAT, NTFS of MS Windows
  3. HFS+ of Mac OS
  4. UFS2 of BSD
  5. VMFS3 and VMFS5 of VMware ESX
  6. Minix of Minix

Therefore you can image or clone GNU/Linux, MS windows, Intel-based Mac OS, FreeBSD/NetBSD/OpenBSD, VMware ESX and Minix. LVM2 and hardware RAID device is supported, too. Two types of Clonezilla are available, Clonezilla live and Clonezilla SE (Server Edition). Clonezilla live is suitable for single machine backup and restore. While Clonezilla SE is for massive deployment, it can restore many computers simultaneously. Clonezilla is not only for a newbie system administrator, but also for a veteran.

For the step by step doc about using Clonezilla live, you can check this doc.

This workshop will cover some of the following topics:

  1. What has changed in Clonezilla since last year?
  2. How to create a super-easy, customized mode for your users?
  3. How can Clonezilla help an administrator to make his life easier? Including: