[nSLUG] Re: Thumbdrive filenames problem
mspencer at tallships.ca
Mon Aug 24 01:14:37 ADT 2015
John Weintraub wrote:
> My suggestion would be to either use 'duplicity', (and you can find
> the man page by typing 'duplicity --help' at the command prompt) or
> the GUI backup in your applications; The front-end of Duplicity is
> called deja-dup. it's listed as "backup" under accessories in
Don't see it on Slackware.
Ah, so, wherein,
Duplicity incrementally backs up files and folders into tar-format
volumes encrypted with GnuPG and places them to a remote (or
local) storage backend.
If I were compelled to back up across the net ("the cloud"? shudder) I
might well go for encryption with that. For handy backups at home
against risk of fire, lightening strikes etc., it's not KISS.
Presently I seem to be good with rsync (having had some help here form
NSLUGgers, tnx) to a 2nd machine. I'd like to do the same with a
> Avoid 'dd' at the command line unless...
Too many gotchas using dd. Has its place but I'm not going to dd
if=/dev/hda of=/dev/foo and then try to figure out just how it is that
I've shingled off onto the fog.
> ...about Clonezilla here: http://www.clonezilla.org/...
That looks like a Winnebago with dirt bike on the back, a Zodiac on
the roof and a cabin cruiser in tow. All I need is the dirt bike. :-)
>From that page:
Differential/incremental backup is not implemented yet.
which leaves rsync still looking good. Just need to get a thumbdrive
formatted with a Linux fs for the purpose.
Michael Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada .~.
mspencer at tallships.ca /( )\
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