Linux.com: Backing Up Your Linux Desktop with rsync
Sep 22, 2004, 05:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brice Burgess)
"Rsync is a command line utility traditionally used in
synchronizing files between two computers, but rsync can also be
used as an effective backup tool. This free and powerful tool is
simple enough for anyone to use on their Linux desktop.
"This article explain how to use rsync to backup your computer
to a drive attached to your system. You can use a removable drive,
such as an external USB hard drive, so that you can store the
backups in a safe place away from your working environment..."