Back Up with rsync
racerx at makeworld.com
Fri Jan 15 01:49:58 UTC 2010
On Thu, 14 Jan 2010 15:37:15 -0700
"Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> In Linux for years rsync is software in every version and it
> is used in business computers all over the world. With cron
> ssf software you can send your backup over the Internet to
> anywhere. Or you can use it at home.
> My system is Ubuntu 9.04 backing up on a portable hard drive
> at /media/disk/.
> The whole rsync line is in a terminal as:
> rsync -avz / --exclude-from=/home/karl/bin/exclude-list
> now -avz says backup with visible effects and gzip the package
> on the backup.
> --exclude-from= is the exact address of your exclude-list.
> Here is my list:
> Here is my file named exclude-list:
> The place to put the backup is /media/disk/backup94 and it
> does do this.
> I prefer this manual method for home. I no longer own a
> 73 Karl
Meh - I still prefer rdiff-backup
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