Back Up with rsync

Jozsef jzfk9 at
Fri Jan 15 05:31:33 UTC 2010

On Fri, 15 Jan 2010 02:37:15 +0400, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at>  

>     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
> /media/disk/backup94
> 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:
> /proc/*
> /sys/*
> /dev/*
> /lost+found/*
> /var/log/lastlog/*
> /tmp/*
> /mnt/*
> /cdrom/*
> /media/*
> 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 business.
> 73 Karl

Good. Thanks for this. Will give it a try. But I want to ask what's the  
way you are restoring your files in case you need them? Would be nice to  
have that part of commands in details like we got your commands for  
backing up.
Thank you.


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