Clonezilla

The Free and Open Source Software for Disk Imaging and Cloning

This release of Clonezilla live (20230212-kinetic) includes major enhancements and bug fixes.

ENHANCEMENTS and CHANGES from 20221103-kinetic

  • The underlying GNU/Linux operating system was upgraded. This release is based on the Ubuntu Kinetic (22.10) repository (as of 2023/Feb/12).
  • Linux kernel was updated to 5.19.0-31.32.
  • Partclone was updated to 0.3.23, which has updated btrfs to 6.0.1.
  • Show option "-j2" in the restoreparts menu, default off.
  • The swap partition is shown in the saveparts dialog menu. Swap partition can be saved in two modes: only keep UUID/label or dumped by dd. A better mechanism is implemented to deal with these two scenarios.
  • Improved LUKS mechanism to support multiple LUKS devices. Thanks to Swâmi Petaramesh for reporting this issue. Ref: https://sourceforge.net/p/clonezilla/bugs/397/
  • LUKS swap device should keep UUID and label only, not using dd mode. Thanks to Swâmi Petaramesh for reporting this. Ref: https://sourceforge.net/p/clonezilla/bugs/400/
  • Add "--powersave off" in setterm for screen not blanking in the console.
  • Support mkinitcpio in updating initramfs mechanism. This is for restoring Arch/Manjaro Linux.
  • New program ocs-live-ver can be used to show clonezilla live version.
  • Replace ocs-bttrack with opentracker since python2 is not available in Debian Sid anymore.
  • Memtest86+ was updated to v6.00. Thanks to Lord65 for suggesting this.

BUG FIXES

  • Live-config was not patched due to newer upstream was released. Thanks to nerozero for reporting this. Ref: https://github.com/stevenshiau/clonezilla/issues/88
  • The LUKS devices in crypttab of initramfs can be more than 1. Thanks to Swâmi Petaramesh. Ref: https://sourceforge.net/p/clonezilla/bugs/397/
  • Linking LUKS image file, not copying it. Thanks to Stephen Hawes for reporting this issue. Ref: https://sourceforge.net/p/clonezilla/discussion/Clonezilla_live/thread/8757c20ada/
  • An issue about converting image to BT format has been fixed. Thanks to Frank for reporting this issue. Ref: https://sourceforge.net/p/clonezilla/discussion/Clonezilla_live/thread/04d7c0f1b1/