"Perhaps the number one reason why people neglect to back up
their desktops is the lack of workable solution. It can be
difficult to find a method configurable enough to suite everyone's
needs. One promising answer may be Restore, an application for
enterprise and data center backup for Windows, Mac OS X, and
Unix/Linux systems. It is GPLv2-licensed and freely available to
download as a set of Debian/Ubuntu packages, virtual machine, or
455MB installable live CD.
"For testing purposes, I downloaded the installable live CD that
boots a complete operating system featuring the Restore backup
utility. The OS is based on Ubuntu and uses the Xfce desktop. You
can install it to a hard drive using Ubuntu's familiar
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