O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Tue Aug 7 06:29:52 UTC 2007

Maynard Wright wrote:
> On Monday 06 August 2007 09:25, Greg Booth wrote:
>> On 8/6/07, Neil Winchurst <neil at> 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.
Either that or buy an external usb harddisk to put backup files on. They 
are really cheap and reliable. Check on the net for LaCie for example to 
find in your area.


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