G4L is an ncurses-based hard disk and partition imaging and cloning tool. The created images are optionally compressed, and they can be stored on a local hard drive or transferred to an FTP server.
A drive can be cloned using the “Click’n’Clone” function. It can be used to image any type of operating system or filesystem.
G4L supports file splitting if the local filesystem does not support writing files greater than 2GB. The included kernel supports ATA, serial-ATA, and SCSI drives.
- Clone one hard drive or partition to another.
- Create an image file of one hard drive or partition and save to another.
- Create an image file of one hard drive or partition and save it over a network to an FTP server.
- Uses bit-for-bit cloning.
- Cifs (Windows) on local menu, and MBR and EBR backup.
- Does not have an X11 graphical user interface. This makes it more universally compatible, and much faster on older systems.
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