[xubuntu-users] Rookie question on backups

François P. Rotzinger Am843 at gmx.ch
Thu Jul 6 14:23:21 UTC 2017

For the backups, you can use "rsync". It also works through the network.



On 07/06/2017 04:05 PM, Joao Monteiro wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Upfront "thank you" for your patience and understanding with a happy 
> ex-windows-slave, linux-rookie-free-man...lol...
> Question:
> Windows versions aside, I was used to use the command prompt to select 
> which files I wanted to backup both from my own as well as from any 
> other user of the same machine and/or network.
> In Linux, though, I haven't yet figured how to do such a selective 
> backup as a "batch-like" manner...
> I won't ask anybody to painfully type the instructions for me... I 
> just ask that someone please post a link to "where" can I read and 
> learn about how to do it, as I'm sure there's such a way in linux...
> On a slight different note... I have been reading all the recent 
> problems from various users... and I'm lost...
> Coz I'm running xubuntu xfce on 4 different machines right now - 3 
> laptops, 1 custom tower with intel core i7, ATI Radeon, Asus 
> motherboard - and I don't have ONE single glitch anywhere....
> That said... after every install on each one of them, I go to a page 
> that I saved (google "10 things to do after installing xubuntu xfce"), 
> I do everything therein suggested/recommended, and voila... no 
> glitches... just blissfully beautiful working machines...
> Oh... yes... screen tearing... not in the 10 things to do... But a 
> search on screen tearing in xibuntu xfce brings up a script with full 
> explanation and voila... screen tearing's gone.
> Kind regards to all
> Joao Monteiro

François P. Rotzinger
Chemin des Vignes 20
CH-1373 Chavornay

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