suggestions to sync partitions
SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux
i-ubux at synass.net
Mon Apr 14 13:05:25 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-04-14 at 21:04 +1000, Owen Townend wrote:
> Hey Owen,
> Thanks for your feedback !
> I am in a very early stage preparing my Backup / Restore
> strategy and
> looking for a reliable solution under Ubuntu !!
> Used Sytos Premium under OS/2 and stayed with for near 15
> years and as
> Linux / Ubuntu greenhorn I need to find something easy and
> flexible for
> all my needs and purposes ;-)
> >From Full Backups to incremental Backups ...
> ... from Notebook HDD to another media at home i.e. NAS (USB
> TCP/IP) or (perhaps already obsolete) tapes !?
> Not really satisfied with HUbackup and SimpleBackup from
> Repositiory after some experiments !?
> rsync sounded good because I thought of i.e. sync'ing HOME
> either full
> or incremental ...
> ... but I do not really like the command line style. ;-|
> Found some scripts ont their website too ;-)
> But im still looking for something more desirable ! ;-D
> Cheers, svobi
> I've got BackupPC running quite successfully at my parents house
> backing up their systems over the network to a central server. It
> pools the resources together and uses hashes to avoid keeping
> duplicate files. This is more akin to svn than rsync though in that it
> is a repository, not a usable file structure.
> Rsync is a very robust backup and transfer program and supports
> snapshot incremental backups as well as straight overwriting. If
> you're not wanting a commandline/scripting solution but the featureset
> of rsync suits your purpose then try qsync (qt) or
> backupmon (web frontend), there's a longer list with some details on
Again thanks for your feedback and hints !
... I see qsync and backupmon as quite old versions going back to 2005
resp. 2007 !?
Are they still under development, maintained and supported ???
I am somewhat worried with these two !! ;-)
It also looks that qsync is like a reinvention of "the wheel" basing on
However, I will give some simple tries with rsync till I come across
something more suitable.
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