Overheard: Word of the Day

Jan 13 2010   6:30PM GMT

Overheard – Clonezilla

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Clonezilla is an open source, Linux-based alternative to commercial disk cloning tools like Symantec Ghost and Acronis True Image. Unfamiliar with the process of disk cloning? In a nutshell, disk cloning makes a copy of a data disk for future restoration. A perfect time to create a clone would be after you’d installed your operating system of choice, your favorite applications, and tweaked the system settings to your liking.

Lifehacker, Clonezilla Backs Up and Restores Your Disks

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is Clonezilla.

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