systematic backups in Linux?

Christian Schoepplein chris at
Fri Oct 23 07:57:36 UTC 2009


On Fr, Okt 23, 2009 at 01:51:17 -0400, Jude DaShiell wrote:
>I'll need to be doing local backups and have an external hard drive I
>can use for that purpose.  I'm using slackware and will check for
>rdiff-backup but if that's not found, can anyone share some good
>rsync commands or scripts to do proper backup and restore using rsync

Take also a look on rsnapshot. Its written in perl, uses also rsync to 
backup local and remote machines and it is able to create incremental 



Christian Schoepplein <chris at>

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