The Ubuntu Backup Team
erast at gnusolaris.org
Mon Nov 6 05:38:08 GMT 2006
On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 00:40 +0200, Sivan Greenberg wrote:
> Hello Everybody!
> As some of you might have already noticed, there is a back-up program
> available from universe called 'HUBackup'. This program is part of
> recent efforts to make data preservation more nicely integrated into the
> desktop, such that even our parents or children are able to preserve
> their precious homework, important documents, personal settings, media
> content and computer configuration.
> Making HUBackup a rocking desktop backup solution is only the first
> goal. I would like us to reach the next level: providing rock solid,
> tightly integrated and complete system disaster recovery solution,
> suitable both to desktop /and/ server users. There should not be
> scattered scripts, spread configuration files, complex command line
> arguments to remember and no one standard system that makes it hard to
> provide support.
> To track, manage and compliment the these efforts we have created the
> Ubuntu Backup Team. This team will be responsible for:
> * Active development of hubackup
> * bug triage and fixing.
> * Exploring related technologies, leverage them for our purposes.
I would recommend also to take a look on MacOSX "The time machine"
backup system: http://www.apple.com/macosx/leopard/timemachine.html
to get some ideas of ideal backup solution.
> * Keep excellent contact with the community to make sure needs are
> * Communicate our efforts outside Ubuntu, making sure others are able
> to reuse them to their benefit and joy.
> As creating rocking backup solutions involves alot of different
> technologies, care, thought and testing we need as many as working hands
> we can get. Especially so as we would like to be to accomplish the first
> goal for Feisty Fawn. I'd like to invite anybody interested to drop me
> or Mario Danic (pygi @ freenode) a line on either #ubuntu-devel or
> #ubuntu-desktop IRC channels over freenode and start contributing. Help
> us on our journey to a safer tomorrow!
> Thanks alot for your attention and see you there,
> : https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-backup
> : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HomeUserBackup
> : https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/hubackup/+bugs
> : Making sure Edubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu benefit from the efforts, and
> upstream projects.
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