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Thread: Is there a backup program for Ubuntu?

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    Re: Is there a backup program for Ubuntu?

    thanks v. much

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    Re: Is there a backup program for Ubuntu?

    I have a separate /home partition, which is the important part. I also keep a tar-ball of my /home on the network in case I "oops" during an install. In my opinion, Tar and a /home partition is all you need, just keep your tar-ball up to date.
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    Re: Is there a backup program for Ubuntu?

    Quote Originally Posted by theozzlives View Post
    I have a separate /home partition, which is the important part. I also keep a tar-ball of my /home on the network in case I "oops" during an install. In my opinion, Tar and a /home partition is all you need, just keep your tar-ball up to date.

    What is a /home partition?
    Also what is a tar-ball?

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