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Re: [opensuse] backups choice
  • From: Bob Williams <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2010 16:11:01 +0000
  • Message-id: <201012191611.02239.linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 19 Dec 2010 11:38:54 Matthias Bach wrote:
Hi!

Am Sonntag 19 Dezember 2010 schrieb C. Brouerius van Nidek:
Have to admit that I am do not backup on regularly. There are some files,
especially photos, that I save on cdrom but everything else I leave to
the chance that something happens to my hard drive and I loose all my
setups and personal files.
I want to change that. Its one of my good intentions for 2011 ;) .

I want to use a 2Gb usb stick. Looking into the backup programs in Yast I
am really confused which of the programs would be best suited for me. The
usb stick should not be inserted all the time.
Advice please.

I found rsnapshot to work very well. Both for Stick based as well as
network based setups.

Regards,
Matthias

Agreed. I use rsnapshot here. Very happy.

Bob
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