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Disk Imaging: How to Create a Linux Disk Image

Updated on Apr 09, 2019 by Brithny to Disk/Partition Clone

Summary:
No matter what kind of operating system you are using, Linux or Windows, you can always create a disk image with EaseUS Disk Copy. It provides the most effective disk imaging service in Windows or Linux OS. Download the tested and effective software and create your Linux disk image now.

How Can I Create a Disk Image in Linux or Windows

It is easy to image a disk in Windows 7/8/10. However, when it comes to cloning, backup or restoring data on Linux, there are lots of obstacles. How to image a Linux disk? How to backup or clone Linux disk? In fact, it is pretty easy to create a Linux disk image, if you have the best disk cloning software for Linux - EaseUS Disk Copy

It fully supports you to create a Linux image and upgrade to a bigger disk. You can just apply this software to help you image Linux hard drive with ease now.

 

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How to Image Linux Disk with EaseUS Disk Copy

Step 1. Download, install and run EaseUS Disk Copy on a healthy Windows computer. And connect an external storage device like USB flash drive or and external hard drive to the PC.
Click Create bootable disk.

Create bootable disk to clone or copy disk

Step 2. Select USB and select your device, click Create.

Select device to create the bootable disk

Wait for the process to complete and then you'll get a bootable disk.

Create the bootable disk for copying or cloning the disk.

Step 3. Connect the bootable disk USB and a new SSD/HDD to the computer on which you want to clone the disk and set the computer to boot from the bootable disk by changing the boot order in BIOS.

Step 4. On EaseUS Disk Copy, click Disk Mode and select the source disk that you want to copy or clone. Click Next to continue.

Select sorce disk to clone

Step 5. Select the destination disk where you want to clone/copy the old disk and click Next to continue.
Click OK to confirm if the program asks to erase data on the destination disk.

Select the destination disk - the new HDD/SSD to clone or copy disk

Step 6. Check and edit the disk layout as Autofit the disk, Copy as the source or Edit disk layout.
Autofit the disk is recommended.

  • Copy as the source option will copy/clone the same layout of partitions on your source disk to the destination disk.
  • Edit disk layout allows you to resize or move partition layout on the destination disk manually.
  • If your destination disk is an SSD drive, do remember to tick Check the option if the target is SSD.

Click Proceed to start the disk cloning or disk copying process now.

Clone or copy disk to the target disk.