Backup Solution

Felipe Figueiredo philsf at
Wed Feb 14 05:04:59 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 14 February 2007 01:35:59 Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Jonathan Zeppettini wrote:
> > I see, have you tried to use keep, I haven't personally used it
> > however it seems to meet the criteria you outlined... Backups of
> > specific directories with optional scheduling and compression.
> > 
> >
> > 
> > sudo apt-get install keep
> > 
> > Let me know if it works well for you, I may give it a try as well
> > instead of doing things manually.
> I think it's installed by default in Edgy.  I don't remember installing
> it...  Anyway, I actually checked it out briefly right before my
> original email.  However, it doesn't seem to have support for optical media.
> I will post here if I find a good solution.

in dar's page there are some scripts that create dar-based backups and 
cdrecord/cdrdao aware. I remember cdbackup and dvdbackup being available in 
uni/multiverse repositories. These simple backup utilities should be very 
configurable to suit most people's needs, while not getting too informative.

Check out

If you don't mind burning the dar slices yourself and like GUI, Kdar is 
probably one of the best bets. I personally don't mind using k3b for 
recording some slices, but that's just me.

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