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Re: [SLE] Bat files in Linux
  • From: "Jerome R. Westrick" <jerry@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 18:30:09 +0200
  • Message-id: <1083256208.5660.18.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2004-04-29 at 17:09, Steve Reynolds wrote:
> Thanks All
>
> I stepped off into the deep end tonight...
>
> After 3 or 4 months of experimenting with various Linux distributions, I
> decided to move from Windows to (SuSE) Linux as my primary operating system.
>
> After making significant changes to my home network, partitions and excel
> spreadsheets, the one thing that was outstanding was devising a backup
> procedure to replace my existing windows bat file procedures.
>
> Whilst I can't abandon Windows completely (I own an iPod and an unsupported
> film scanner and printer) it will be an interesting experiment.
>
> I'll use your recommendations as the basis for my new backup script.
>

Well steve...
You are probably going to love, shells, Perl, Tk, Python,etc But...

If it's a backup you want... have you looked into storebackup?
Comes on SuSE cd's and is the ultimate backup program (assuming you
backup to disk)

Jerry
> Steve
>


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