Copy Your Linux Install to a Different Partition or Drive

“To start, get a live CD and boot into it. I prefer Ubuntu for
things like this. It has Gparted. Now follow the steps outlined


“Mount both your source and destination partitions. Run this
command from a terminal:

$ sudo cp -afv /path/to/source/* /path/to/destination

“Don’t forget the asterisk after the source path. After the
command finishes copying, shut down, remove the source drive, and
boot the live CD again.”

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