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Backup your Linux machine the smart way

Aug 19, 2010, 12:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sukrit Dhandhania)

[ Thanks to Linux User & Developer magazine for this link. ]

"luckyBackup is a backup application for UNIX-based platforms such as Linux and Mac OS X. It is based on the very powerful and versatile rsync tool. It is simple to use, efficient by design, and comes with advanced data verification features. It's also reliable and quite customisable. If you have used rsync in the past, you probably know just how well it blends flexibility with powerful features. For users who are familiar with Time Machine, the backup tool built into Apple's Mac OS X, luckyBackup brings some similar features to the Linux platform.

"Let's look at how to get luckyBackup installed on your Linux computer and then we'll examine how to set it up and get it going. After that we'll look at some advanced tweaks that will take your backup process to a whole new level..."

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