Backupemail messages (kontact)

Michael W. Holdeman lists at
Mon Nov 12 14:56:52 UTC 2007

On Sunday 11 November 2007 02:55:08 pm Christian Schult wrote:
> Hi David,
> * David Fletcher <kubuntu-users at>:
> > On Sunday 11 Nov 2007, D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> > > I have a nightly backup script that has this syntax at its heart:
> > >
> > >   rsync -uax --delete $source_directory $backup_directory
> >
> > I prefer not to have the --delete option script running automatically. If
> > something gets deleted by accident and doesn't get noticed, when the
> > --delete script runs it's gone from the backup copy too.
> I use rsnapshot for backup on secondary harddisk. It takes incremental
> backups and uses hard links - so it looks like a full backup every
> hour, day, week or month, but indeed the same file only exist once in
> the whole backup. To restore simply use cp.
> I run it in a script which mounts the backup harddisk read only afterwards,
> so a user can restore files himself.

I do basically the same thing, and have been trying to get RetrospeKt working 
(kdeapps retrospekt) Looks like a nice alternative to win2003 
server's "previous versions".

I haven't got it right yet, but hop[efully soon...


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