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NewsForge: A Personal Desktop Back-Up Solution

Jan 14, 2005, 08:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"A hard drive crash over the holidays left me scrambling to get back to a productive desktop as quickly as possible. Luckily, I had my /home partition on a separate drive, so I didn't lose precious email, stories, research, and pictures. But it did get me thinking about my lack of preparedness. Where was the back-up system I've talked about for years, but never acquired? This is the tale of how I rectified that glaring omission, and built myself a personal back-up system using inexpensive parts and free software..."

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