How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Ubuntu 21.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Ubuntu 21.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install clonezilla

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 21.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 21.04 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Ubuntu 21.04. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install clonezilla

Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr using apt

Because ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr is available in Ubuntu 21.04’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install clonezilla

Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Ubuntu 21.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install clonezilla

How to upgrade (update) a single package ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install clonezilla

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr from Ubuntu 21.04

To uninstall only the ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove clonezilla

Uninstall ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr and all its dependencies

To uninstall ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 21.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove clonezilla

Remove ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr with all configurations and data

To remove ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge clonezilla

Remove ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge clonezilla

Extra info and code examples

Clonezilla is an OpenSource clone system (OCS) solution with unicasting and multicasting. Clonezilla, based on drbl, partclone and udpcast, allows you to do bare metal backup and recovery. This package provides Clonezilla SE (server edition) which is for massive deployment: it can clone many (40 plus!) computers simultaneously. Clonezilla saves and restores only used blocks in the harddisk. This increases the clone efficiency. At the NCHC's Classroom C, Clonezilla SE was used to clone 41 computers simultaneously. It took only about 10 minutes to clone a 5.6 GBytes system image to all 41 computers via multicasting.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr from Ubuntu 21.04.

See also:

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Kali Linux

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on CentOS 8

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Debian 11

How To Install ocs-gen-grub2-efi-bldr on Fedora 34

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