rsync backup

NoOp glgxg at
Sat Nov 21 21:31:47 UTC 2009

On 11/21/2009 10:28 AM, Steven Susbauer wrote:
> On 11/21/2009 11:08 AM, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> 	I have lost the little thing I used to call for a backup of 
>> my linux. I was using rsync -avg /  exempt/media exempt/dev  . 
>> .. /media/disk-1, or something like that.
>> 	I have looked at man rsync which is confusing, and tried 
>> Google but their info is trivial.
>> 	Is anyone using something like this?
>> Karl
> I am fond of straight rsync but don't use it enough to remember the
> options and don't usually have time to dig through the man page. I use
> it to back up various directories but not whole system.

You might want to try grsync; you can set up several 'sessions' & save
those. grsync will bring up the last session that you used, so if you
just regularly save your /home or similar, it's quite easy; just open
grsync & execute from the last session.

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