copying Ubuntu partition
how can copy Ubuntu partition completely to another empty partition on another hard disk so that be executable like before?
You can use "dd" utility for making a full copy of you disk partition
(e.g. "dd if=/dev/hda1 of=/dev/hdb1 bs=1m" where /dev/hda1 is your ubuntu partition and /dev/hdb1 is you empty partition).
Notice that /dev/hdb1 must be unmounted and has same size as /dev/hda1; You can create that partition in cfdisk utility;
dd make copy byte-by-byte, so if original partition is bootable - copy partitional state bootable too;
it's all in general terms, for more information read dd docs (man dd)
P.S. sorry, I did not pay attention to the date of post. but answer can be useful to someone else
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To add to what LiteCFD wrote, the easiest to use should probably be Clonezilla: http://clonezilla.org
It uses a liveCD or live USB. And AFAIK, it's not possible to use it directly from Ubuntu.
PS: @Ehsan: Sorry, I didn't see this thread of yours back in October :(.
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