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Linux life savers for paranoid penguins

Nov 08, 2010, 16:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Gilbertson)

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"So far, in my look at Linux compared to Mac and Windows, I've covered music players, photo organizers, and video editors. But all those apps – and all the documents they create – are lost if your hard drive crashes, your laptop takes a spill, or some other catastrophe strikes.

"If you have documents, you must have a backup solution - Mac users at least have the option of Time Machine and Windows offers Live Drive. In this final installment of my look at the Linux desktop, I'll assess how Linux stacks up against backup solutions for Windows and OS X.

"To keep things simple, we'll divide backup options into two camps: those that backup to a disk, and those that backup to web servers."

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