How To Backup an SD Card Image

Backing up an image for the Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black, OLinuXino, etc.

Let’s say you’re trying to build Linux for your single board computer, and you need to back up the operating system (which, more than likely, is on an SD card). With a relatively small SD card (say, 4GB), you can copy the whole card, zip it, and be able to store/share the image file. It also makes restoring pretty simple. Continue reading