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    [ubuntu] Re: How to do system backup

    Back-in-Time can do full system backups under root's crontab these days. Think there's a GUI toggle switch. It has some cool ideas, like having hourly backups for the most recent 2 days, then it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to do system backup

    Don't forget Back-In-Time https://backintime.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ . Used that tool for Mom's system years ago. It was much better than Duplicati at the time. Back-In-Time uses rsync+hardlinks,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to do system backup

    Newbies aren't dumb people. They can decide for themselves what is good advice. 2 commands are hardly "scary" - or can easily be ignored. We are all different. Someone who wants to "dig into the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to do system backup

    All backups have a time homogeneity mandate. For image based backups there are ways around this issue - typically people will boot from alternate media to make the images, but if the underlying...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to do system backup

    There are 3 major types of backups

    images
    mirrored files
    versioned files

    There are pros and cons for each.

    If you are just trying to prevent bonehead mistakes from losing a few files,...
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