Rescuezilla 2.0 has been released

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Shasheen Ediriweera has announced the release of Rescuezilla 2.0, a major new version of the fork of the “Redo Backup & Restore” distribution.

Rescuezilla 2.0, which is the first 64-bit only release, has been announced by Shasheen Ediriweera. One of the key changes that come with Rescuezilla 2.0 is that it switched to create backups in Clonezilla format for full interoperability with Clonezilla. Backups created using Clonezilla can be restored using Rescuezilla, as Rescuezilla is now a drop-in replacement to Clonezilla.

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What is new ?

Rescuezilla v2.0 supports restoring images created by Clonezilla, Rescuezilla, Redo Backup and Recovery v0.9.8-v1.0.4, and the old, unofficial Redo Backup updates by Sourceforge users OAM775, chcatzsf and louvetch. It can be downloaded here.

Here are the other key changes that come with Rescuezilla 2.0:

  • Switched to creating backups in Clonezilla format for full interoperability with Clonezilla: Rescuezilla is now a drop-in replacement to Clonezilla. In other words, backups created using Clonezilla can be restored using Rescuezilla.
  • Backups created with Rescuezilla v2.0 cannot be restored using earlier versions of Rescuezilla. Backups created with older versions of Rescuezilla can still, of course, be restored with v2.0
  • Added ability to restore individual partitions, and optionally to not overwrite the partition table
  • Rewrote the Rescuezilla frontend in the Python3 programming language
  • Added backup/restore confirmation and summary pages, back button
  • Improved exit code handling and error messages, image selection
  • Disabled Linux time sync to prevent hardware clock modification
  • Added the ability to backup and restore software RAID (md) devices
  • Added the ability to backup and restore SD card (mmcblk) devices
  • Added filesystem-aware backup/restore of Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
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