The Free and Open Source Software for Disk Imaging and Cloning

This release of Clonezilla live (20150608-vivid) includes major enhancements and bug fixes.


  • The underlying GNU/Linux operating system was upgraded. This release is based on the Ubuntu Vivid repository (as of 2015/Jun/08).
  • Linux kernel was updated to 3.19.0-18.18.
  • Switched to use systemd instead of sysvinit. Following the way in upstream.
  • Switched to use live-build/live-boot/live-config v4. All the boot parameters should remain the same. However, the boot parameter "components" introduced in live-boot v4 has to be added if you edit the boot parameters manually.
  • Partclone was updated to 0.2.78.drbl1. A btrfs issue has been fixed, and an issue about imaging a partition >=16 TB was fixed. Thanks to Abdullayev Natiq (natiq2004 _at_ yahoo com) for helping to solve it.
  • Package drbl was updated to 2.15.14-drbl1, and clonezilla was updated to 3.16.10-drbl1.
  • Syslinux was updated to 6.03+dfsg-7.
  • Language files en_US, ca_ES, de_DE, es_ES, fr_FR, it_IT, ja_JP, and sk_SK were updated. Thanks to René Mérou, Michael Vinzenz, Juan Ramón Martínez, Jean-Francois Nifenecker, Gianfranco Gentili, Akira YOSHIYAMA, and Ondrej Dzivy Balucha.
  • Language files for Hungarian were added. Thanks to Greg Marki (info.mlc _at_ freemail hu) for providing the files.
  • Program util-linux was updated to 2.26.2-6. Due to the option "-R" is removed from "sfdisk", we now switch to use "blockdev --rereadpt". Thanks to Ismael (razzziel _at_ users sf net) for reporting this.
  • AWS S3 and OpenStack Swift resource are added in the image repositories list.
  • Package gdisk was updated to 1.0.0-drbl1.
  • Clonezilla live iso file is ready for uEFI booting for using dd command to put on USB flash drive.
  • Adding a link file ocs-prep-home to prep-ocsroot.
  • Adding a link file ocs-cvt-dev to cnvt-ocs-dev.
  • A better mechanism to parse the PV was implemented. Thanks to Uditha De Silva.
  • Program ocs-install-grub now could handle the grub boot loader on root partition instead of MBR.
  • Package zbackup was added.
  • Package tinc was added. Thanks to Michael Munger (michael _at_ highpoweredhelp com) for suggesting this.
  • Package cloudfuse was added.
  • Package ifenslave, s3fs and ca-certificates were added in the packages list of Clonezilla live.

  • Program ocs-onthefly failed to clone swap partition for GPT disk. Thanks to Uwe Dippel for reporting this issue. (
  • The error "Unable to find target partition" on uEFI machine when restoring an image was fixed. Newer gdisk/sgdisk (1.0.0) fixes this issue.