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[HOW-TO] Migrate linux has never been so easy

Recently i had to migrate my servers from a Virtualbox instances to KVM and LXC containers. ( this guide is also valid for Desktop PC)

Before that i simply move the .vdi file from a machine to another, but .vdi are not compatible with KVM/LXC formats. Moreover converting .vdi to .raw (compatible format for kvm/lxc) is not a good practice since your system will be probably broken.

But, i'm an extremely lazy person...so how can i migrate a server without a long manual process of reinstalling , reconfiguring and moving file?

After some researches i've found this wonderful guide: https://lowendbox.com/blog/how-to-migrate-a-hosted-server-in-5-easy-steps-with-rsync/


I want to summarize and improve it for you (the process will take 5-10 human minutes + the variable upload time):


NOTE: you must be logged as root user before execute following commands.

Step1:

First of all, you need to have both machines powered up.
Assure that you have same linux os version on both machines, if not do th…