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How to create ISO file for the entire system, and how to use it later

asked 2016-07-21 17:32:33 -0500

noammo gravatar image

updated 2016-07-21 17:37:10 -0500

Hello,

I'm trying to create a ISO file for my entire system - swap, root, and home (3 partitions), so in the next time I'll install Fedora, i'll have everything I need already installed. How can I do that? I found a way with the "Disks" software, (partition -> gears -> create partition image), but I can't create a iso file, while i'm using the partition.. So how can I do that? What is the proper way for this?

And one more thing, I need that, but i'm not really know how to use that after - I mean normally, I downloaded Fedora WS ISO, burn to DOK, insert to pc, and the installation program do everything. So if i'll have iso file - how can I use that to install the system later? How can I make this iso file really useful - to use it later?

(I'm need that fast as can)

I'll be glad for any help, Thanks, Noam

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answered 2016-07-21 19:51:58 -0500

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What you really need to do, is to learn how to use kickstart https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anacon... that way you will created an ISO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to... that way you can create a iso file that will be able to install with all packages you use, that wy you only need to have a copy of your home folder.

Hope this help.

Good Luck

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answered 2016-07-23 06:46:31 -0500

tonioc gravatar image

"relax-and-recover" is a disaster recovery tool which can be used at any time to backup and recover the entire system:

  1. http://relax-and-recover.org/about/
  2. https://www.rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/fedora/24/x86_64/r/rear-1.18-1.fc24.x86_64.html
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