7 of the Best Free Linux Online Backup Solutions
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"Many people are concerned about the security of their
data. They disregard online services and back up their computer to
an external hard disk or network drive. However, unless these
drives are stored remotely, users are not protected from fire or
"There are many service providers that offer a Linux compatible
online backup system. All of the online solutions featured in this
article offer users some free online space (varying between 1GB and
50GB), with the exception of CrashPlan. Typical features that they
provide include encryption, online access to files, data
compression, bandwidth usage, continuous backup,
file-by-file-restore, multiple versioning, redundancy, although
some are only available for paid accounts.
"To provide an insight into the quality of remote backup
services, we have compiled a list of 7 online backup solutions. We
have ranked them in our order of preference, with Dropbox carrying
our highest recommendation. Hopefully, there will be something of
interest here for anyone who wants to keep their data safe."