Backup your Linux machine the smart way
Aug 19, 2010, 12:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"luckyBackup is a backup application for UNIX-based
platforms such as Linux and Mac OS X. It is based on the very
powerful and versatile rsync tool. It is simple to use, efficient
by design, and comes with advanced data verification features. It's
also reliable and quite customisable. If you have used rsync in the
past, you probably know just how well it blends flexibility with
powerful features. For users who are familiar with Time Machine,
the backup tool built into Apple's Mac OS X, luckyBackup brings
some similar features to the Linux platform.
"Let's look at how to get luckyBackup installed on your Linux
computer and then we'll examine how to set it up and get it going.
After that we'll look at some advanced tweaks that will take your
backup process to a whole new level..."