"In the last two months I've been traveling a lot. During the
same period my main desktop computer went belly up. I would have
been in trouble without rsync at my disposal--but thanks to my
regular use of this utility, my data (or most of it, anyway) was
already copied offsite just waiting to be used. It takes a little
time to become familiar with rsync, but once you are, you should be
able to handle most of your backup needs with just a short
"What's so great about rsync? First, it's designed to speed up
file transfer by copying the differences between two files rather
than copying an entire file every time..."
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