Restoring an image from Clonezilla/Rebo Backup USB


I am be able to load a copy of the clonezilla program onto a usb and make that bootable (Tuxboot does that job) then I would like to store an image on that same usb (The Bootable USB) and have clonezilla read that image to restore to disk. Currently now when I connect the bootable clonezilla usb and attempt to load image that is stored on the bootable usb clonezilla doesn't detect the image.

I have also tried using Rebo Backup another linux freebie great tool, but I run into the same problem.

I hope this makes sense,

Any ideas or workarounds?

Thank you.
ZackGeneral IT Goto GuyAsked:
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TobiasHolmConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I used the disktools in Ubuntu Desktop to create the partitions on the USB-stick, but you can use GParted or whatever tools you're used to.

Regards, Tobias
Use another USB for the image.
There is a 'recovery iso image' option in Beginner mode which doesn't appear in Expert mode, and if you make your image with that using the iso/zip for USB option it should create the files necessary to do what you want.

Note well the 4.5GB image-size limit (apparently it can't handle dual-layer DVDs/drives, so it puts the same limit on USB sticks).
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Do like this:
- Partition and format your USB-stick/drive with two partitions.
- First partition 200MB FAT, second partition rest of the space FAT
- Run tuxboot and create a CloneZilla bootdrive on the first partition of the USB-stick/drive
- Boot on this USB-stick/drive on the computer you want to clone, select local-device and beginners mode.
- Select the second partition on the USB-stick/drive as your home partition
- Select to save the disk from the computer. Now your computer are cloned to the USB-stick/drive

- Boot the USB-stick/drive on another computer and restore the cloned computer.

Regards, Tobias
ZackGeneral IT Goto GuyAuthor Commented:
Hi Tobias,

Sounds like a great solution, do you know of any other methods other than Lexar Bootit tool to implement the multiple partitions on my USB drive.

Thank you.
ZackGeneral IT Goto GuyAuthor Commented:
Cheers for the info.
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