The Free and Open Source Software for Disk Imaging and Cloning

This release of Clonezilla live (2.6.5-21) includes major enhancements and bug fixes.

ENHANCEMENTS and CHANGES from 2.6.4-10

  • The underlying GNU/Linux operating system was upgraded. This release is based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2020/Mar/09).
  • Linux kernel was updated to 5.4.19-1.
  • Language files were updated: ca_ES, de_DE, es_ES, fr_FR, hu_HU, it_IT, ja_JP, pl_PL, sk_SK and tr_TR. Thanks to René Mérou, Michael Vinzenz, Juan Ramón Martínez, Jean-Francois Nifenecker, Greg Hefty, Gianfranco Gentili, Akira YOSHIYAMA, Kris, ondrej dzivy balucha, and Volkan Gezer.
  • Improve ocs-restore-mdisks by adding option -a|--last-action to separate the last action before it's finished. Thanks to Brian Balzer for asking this. Ref:
  • Include packages nvme-cli and scrub in Clonezilla live. Thanks to Suncatcher for suggesting this.
  • Include some more packages: tmux, mtr-tiny, dcfldd, and iotop.
  • Add bluetooth related packages in DRBL/Clonezilla live packages list: bluetooth, bluez and bluez-tools. Thanks to izo1 for this idea.
  • Let a bare block device with a file system (e.g, /dev/sda, not /dev/sda1), which we treat as a partition, can be chosen as the destination disk when not saving.
  • New upstream gen-torrent-from-ptcl (from, use python3:
  • Remove archivemount and cloudfuse from packages list of clonezilla live since: (1) It requires fuse v2 but now only fuse v3 is available in Debian Sid. (2) It's not maintained for many years. (3) It's not used basically. The swift repository is temporarily removed from prep-ocsroot dialog menu.
  • Add s3ql in the packages list so that user can manually mount swift/S3 cloud storage.
  • Remove nonempty from sshfs mounting since fuse3 has used it by default. Ref:
  • Add a workaround for singularity-debian-ocs.def so that the weird keyboard-configuration won't be asked interactively.


  • Bug fixed TYPE=isw_raid_member should not be a supported file system for ocs-get-part-info to give. Thanks to Domenic DiSorbo for reporting this issue.
  • Update package lrzip due to a bug in 0.631+git180528-1+b1:
  • Bug fixed: "$#" not ""$?" in argument test of
  • Add Variables for the buffer size of dd & partclone.dd in drbl-ocs.conf: dd_buffer_size & partclone_dd_bs. They are used in the related functions of ocs-functions. Thanks to cagnulein for reporting this issue. Ref:
  • Check if mcopy exists in Thanks to Laurence Mitchell for reporting this.
  • Fix expand tools from using the wrong filename for '.info' files. See merge request stevenshiau/clonezilla!41