Backups

Maynard Wright m-wright at eskimo.com
Mon Aug 6 17:41:12 UTC 2007


On Monday 06 August 2007 09:25, Greg Booth wrote:
> On 8/6/07, Neil Winchurst <neil at holsdev.vispa.com> wrote:
> > Anyone any recommendations for backing up my important files please.
> > At the moment I use DVDs but there must be better ways. Or perhaps not??
> >
> > Neil Winchurst
>
> Talking whole directories or just individual files ? There's free
> online backup sites available that give you usually about 2 gig to
> store stuff, but I'm not sure I'd want to back up my whole ~ directory
> over the wire, take forever and I just don't want my personal stuff
> going across the internet.
>
> Greg

My stuff is mostly source code, low-rez diagrams, documents, letters, memos, 
email, etc. so I use USB flash drives.  That seems to work really well for my 
situation.  A 2Gbyte drive holds everything with space left over.

Maynard





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