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Free Software Magazine: Backing Up your System with Free Software

Dec 25, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jon Peck)

"You've spent hours installing, configuring, and tweaking your system into perfection. Every device is working properly, every patch applied, every last last application is up to date, and your system is contently purring like a lion with a belly full of wildebeest. This is a prime time to save an image of your system in case anything screws it up. There are many commercial solutions available, but what free utilities will properly back up your system?

"Before we go any further, let's define exactly what a hard drive disk image is..."

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