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Thread: Text editor that makes numbered backups?

  1. #11
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    Re: Text editor that makes numbered backups?

    Quote Originally Posted by LewisTM View Post
    I wish there was a simple Ubuntu tool that would provide real-time, transparent version control for files or directories, without a full blown VCS or cloud server. There is NILFS but it's a bit overkill, a simple daemon should do the trick.
    "git init ~" isn't so hard. Make a script to stage and commit on logout or at regular intervals, and you've got it.

  2. #12
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    Re: Text editor that makes numbered backups?

    I've decided to go with gedit and this plug-in: https://code.google.com/p/double-save-gedit/
    It time-stamps back-ups.
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