[ubuntu-uk] what directories to backup?
hrickards at l33tmyst.com
Fri Apr 24 16:38:48 BST 2009
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Jamie Bennett wrote:
> On 24 Apr 2009, at 16:17, doug livesey wrote:
>> Following on from an earlier thread, I now am about to (this
>> weekend, anyway) set up a backup policy for my machine using rdiff-
>> So what files & dirs do people backup on an Ubuntu machine?
>> I guess everything in my home directory -- should I try for anything
> /etc is often regarded as a good thing to keep but traditionally /home
> is where the important things are.
If you have any software chrooted that you want the config files from,
you need to backup the directory the software is chrooted to, then ./etc.
For example, if Apache is chrooted to /var/lib/chroot/apache, you'll
need to backup the /var/lib/chroot/apache/etc directory.
Harry Rickards (a.k.a l33tmyst)
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