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From: Mike Jones on 5 Jul 2010 04:51
Responding to Ohmster:
> Mike Jones <luck(a)dasteem.invalid> wrote in
>> Just like "cp -a /mnt/source/* /mnt/target" clones things, you can
>> replace cp with "tar"...
>> #> tar -clpvzf /path/to/clone.tar.gz /mnt/source
>> #> tar -xpvf /path/to/clone.tar.gz -C /mnt/target
>> ...to restore the clone somewhere.
>> #> man tar
>> ...is your next stop.
>> NOTE: If you drop a cloned OS onto a different partition, don't forget
>> to update /etc/fstab to match it's new home.
>> TIP: Search "partimage" and "rescuecd"
>> HINT: Get Slackware!
> Thank you.
> Slackware?!! Ack! I got my hands full with these rpms, could you imagine
> me doing the entire distro by tarballs in slackware? Brrrrrrrrrrrrr!
You got slacky.eu, Robby Workman's stuff, and slackbuilds.org. More
Slackpkg choices than you could shake a stick at.
And the SlackBook project.
What more could you possibly need? ;)
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