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What if Linux Took a Vista 'Mojave' Test?

Aug 07, 2008, 13:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

"Vista: Go to Backhttp://newsadmin.linuxtoday.com/up and Restore, choose whether to go with a full system backup or a partial.

"Linux: One option that’s best for directory specific backups, works with most desktop environments, and provides sane/default folder selections as it’s installed, would be sbackup. This backup utility is not installed by default on distributions such as Ubuntu.

"Another alternative would be either FlyBack or, someday after a little more work behind it, TimeVault. Both are promising. Winner? Vista clearly would win in a grassroots comparison here based on the fact that most Linux distros to not come with GUI tools for backing up installed by default."

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