Slightly OT: Hard Disk Backup program?

John DeCarlo johndecarlo at
Sun Aug 30 16:25:39 CDT 2009

On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 12:08 AM, Richard Perry <perryrt at> wrote:

> I need/want a hard drive backup solution....for my Inspiron 1420 and three
> other Linux machines.
> Linux/Ubuntu will do this several ways, but none of them really seem to
> work the way I want them to. What I'm looking for is a program I can start
> up either in the OS or by booting from a CD/USB, then will allow me to make
> a complete copy of the entire drive - OS, configurations, drivers,
> everything from soup to nuts and save it to a different network drive. Then
> if it ALL goes horribly wrong, I want to be able to boot my machine from a
> recovery CD/USB and pull back the image from the network drive.

I would check out G4L.

Here is one review:

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
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