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[ubuntu] Problems cloning disk

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello there. I've got a problem: i took quite a bit (6 months) to set up a server to work exactly as required and then some. Now i need to be able to clone it to other hard disk to deploy it. The thing is that it's virtualized in Virtualbox from the beginning and was set up with a dynamic 2TB hard disc (don't ask me why, i'm still wondering the same) so deploying it with dd would require a 2TB hdd which are kinda hard to come by with those prices lately. So i decided to clone the virtual machine to a smaller drive (160GB or less). I've used Gparted, Clonezilla, rsync, dd and the bunch and (Hardware)