Clonezilla Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Clonezilla for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is dd, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Clonezilla and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Clonezilla are Rescuezilla (Free, Open Source), FOG Project (Free, Open Source), Parted Magic (Paid) and ShadowProtect (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 2021

    1. dd, that stands for ‘data duplicator’, is a command-line utility for Unix mainly used for copying and converting data. This tool can be used for: • Backing up and restoring an entire hard drive or a partition.
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      dd vs Clonezilla opinions
      Most users think dd is a great alternative to Clonezilla.
      dd just copies byte by byte without any analysis of the content while clonezilla prevents copying empty areas by checking the content.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    2. Rescuezilla is a free, easy-to-use hard drive disk cloning and imaging application that boots as a live USB. Rescuezilla is fully interoperable with Clonezilla. This means that backups created by Clonezilla, can be restored with Rescuezilla (and vice versa).
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    3. FOG is a free open-source cloning/imaging solution/rescue suite. A alternative solution used to image Windows XP, Vista PCs using PXE, PartImage, and a Web GUI to tie it together. Includes featues like memory and disk test, disk wipe, av scan & task scheduling.
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      Most users think FOG Project is a great alternative to Clonezilla.
      aaronahlemeyer Excellent community support. Relatively easy to setup.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      Seems to be a client-server solution, only.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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    4. The Parted Magic OS employs core programs of GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful programs (e.g. Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, and ddrescue) and an excellent set of documentation to benefit the user.
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    5. Fast and reliable disk-based backup that captures full, differential and incremental point-in-time backup images of your entire system. This includes the operating system, applications, configuration settings and data.


    6. Completely backup all your hard drive's data, programs and operating systems. Your backups can be saved directly to external USB and FireWire™ drives, to internal or network drives, and even directly to CD, DVD, or BD.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      FSArchiver is a system tool that allows you to save the contents of a file system to a compressed archive file. The file system can be restored on a partition which has a different size and it can be restored on a different file system.
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    7. Incrementally clones linux drives. WereSync can clone to a smaller drive, from a drive currently running, and creates new UUIDs, so the two drives can be used alongside each other.
    8. Image for Windows is an affordable and reliable drive image backup and restore solution that provides an easy and convenient way to completely backup all your hard drive's data, programs and operating systems.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      fwbackups is a feature-rich user backup program that allows you to backup your documents anytime, anywhere. It is completely free to download and use without any sort of trial or restrictions.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.43.4, released in December 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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