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Ghost for Unix (G4U) 2.3

Ghost for Unix (G4U)

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G4U is an operating systems independent application that can be used for disk cloning. It boots either of disks or LiveCD - and then allows you to copy all of the content from a harddisk to a remote server or other local disk or partition. Mainly built for distributing similar images across a network of computers, but can be used for backup purposes as well.

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The adventure of rebuilding g4u from source
I was asked by a long-time g4u user on help with rebuilding g4u from sources. After pointing at the instructions on the homepage, we figured out that a few lose odds and ends didin't...
g4u 2.6 released
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g4u 2.6beta2 has been released - Happy 18th Birthday, g4u!
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