Backup utility in linux
ivoks at grad.hr
Mon Jul 11 06:55:56 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 00:30 -0600, Jewel wrote:
> I'm not sure it's necessary to back up all of /etc since a power user
> (someone who edits /etc) probably wouldn't be using a program like
> this. Maybe a good solution would be to use the md5sum from dpkg to
> determine which files in /etc have been changed and back them up.
> Just throwing out ideas, of course. Sounds like something a lot of
> people could use.
> P.S. I found this in the wiki, I'm not sure if it's relevant:
I'm not doing system restore, as I find that useless for Linux. I'm
creating simple backup system to backup userfiles. Backup != System
Restore. If you ever used any backup system on Linux/BSD/Windows
(amanda, bacula, etc...) then you know what I'm talking about.
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