Backup solutions on Kubuntu
hawkwind at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 03:34:32 UTC 2006
On 10/18/06, Brendan <mailinglist at endosquid.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 October 2006 12:56, .:M4y3.c0:. wrote:
> No, not rsync by itself.
What's wrong with using rsync by itself as a backup ? I do it across my
entire LAN on 8 different machines without any single issues. It's quick,
efficient and just plain works. Hard to go wrong with rsync itself to be
honest. It saves time running tar or whatever to backup directories, then
mv or scp them across the LAN.
rdiff-backup is a great tool which simplifies rsync across multiple
> Also, with hard drives so cheap, what's wrong with just copying all files
> another partition? The partition info ITSELF is not the important thing,
> the data.
> And if the guy is asking about backups, is it a good idea to move to a
> system in any case?
> > rsync
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rsync
> > MY
> > On 10/18/06, Richard Howes <newslists at resrequest.com> wrote:
> > > Hi All,
> > >
> > > I am about to migrate from Dapper to Edgy. Before doing that I want to
> > > backup
> > > my important stuff as suggested, which is probably the first time I am
> > > doing
> > > this! ;-)
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With kind regards,
Cliff Wade (Hawkwind)
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