Can I use True Image 9 on Linux?

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  1. Initiverse

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    Is it is possible to use True Image 9 on Linux?

    I use Fedora Core 5.
     
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    Hello Initiverse,

    Thank you for your interest in Acronis Disk Backup Software.

    We are very sorry for the delay with the response.

    Please be aware that, as it is mentioned at Acronis True Image 9.0 Home System Requirements page, Acronis True Image 9.0 Home supports backing up partitions having the following Linux file systems: Ext2, Ext3, ReiserFS and Linux SWAP. It also provides special sector-by-sector support for partitions of other types and partitions having corrupted file systems. However, Acronis True Image 9.0 Home cannot be installed on Linux as it is a Windows-based applicatoin.

    If your computer is Linux-based, you'll only be able to use Acronis True Image 9.0 Bootable Rescue CD which is Linux-based and has it's own assortment of drivers for a wide variety of modern hardware devices. In fact, it can be used on any computer having x86 processor architecture for backing up partitions having almost any file system. Bootable Rescue CD is hardware independent and therefore can be created on any other computer. In order to create Boootable Rescue CD you can temporarily install Acronis True Image 9.0 Home on any computer running any of the supported operating systems (see System Requirements page mentioned above).

    Please also note that according to Acronis software licensing policy, you should purchase one copy of Acronis program per every computer where it will be used. This rule applies to Bootable Rescue CD as well.

    We recommend that you download and install the free trial version of Acronis True Image 9.0 Home to see how the software works on your particular software\hardware configuration.

    You can find the detailed instructions on how to use Acronis True Image 9.0 Home in the respective User's Guide.

    You may also find Acronis True Image 9.0 Home FAQ page helpful.

    It is also recommended that you take a look at this article providing the illustrated instructions on Acronis True Image 9.0 Home installation and usage.

    Please also take a look at Acronis Public Knowledge Base.

    Please visit Acronis online store to purchase the full version of the product.

    In case you are interested in the product that fully supports Linux, we recommend that you take a look at Acronis True Image 9.1 Server for Linux.

    The free trial version of this product is available here.

    You can find more information on how to use Acronis True Image 8.0 Server for Linux in the respective User's Guide.

    Please visit Purchase Acronis Corporate Solutions section of Acronis online store to purchase the full version of the product. Note that we have a flexible system of discounts and the amount of the discount varies depending on the number of copies you want to purchase. In case you are planning to purchase many copies, please contact our Sales Team at sales@acronis.com.

    If you have any further questions concerning Acronis software, please feel free to submit a request for technical support or post any of them on this forum. We will certainly try to help you in resolving any issues.

    Thank you.
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    Alexey Popov
     
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