[PLUG] What are the most viable backup options for linux

Mayuresh mayuresh at acm.org
Wed Jul 21 20:17:30 PDT 2010


On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 06:59:50AM +0530, Kulkarni Shantanu wrote:
> * Chaitannya Mahatme <chaitannya at gmail.com> [100721 08:18]:
> > 
> > Dear all,
> > 
> > I wanted to install an automatic backup and restore for my laptop. I
> > wanted a solution which would take incremental backup of my primary
> > partition every week or so.
> 
> I take backup of my laptop on daily basis using a home grown rsync
> script since last 4 years. I have restored data properly using
> that backup. The script, nothing fancy, just contains lines like,
> 
> rsync -az /home/shantanu --exclude ... /media/1TBDisk/laptop-backup
> 
> Shantanu
> www.shantanukulkarni.org

I second that. rsync as a very good tool for backup.

Mayuresh.



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