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Snapper: SUSE's Ultimate Btrfs Snapshot Manager

Jan 12, 2016, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

Snapper, the excellent Btrfs management tool, is yet another of SUSE Linux's best-kept secrets.

I call SUSE the secret Linux, because it's the most advanced Linux distribution, but hardly anyone seems to know about it. SUSE has officially supported Btrfs, the next-generation Linux filesystem, since SLES 11 SP2, and supplies the excellent Snapper tool to manage Btrfs. Grab yourself a free openSUSE download, or a free 60-day SUSE Enterprise Linux evaluation and follow along as we learn how to create and manage snapshots with Snapper.

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