BACKUP snereo

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BACKUP snereo

Postby scorpion » Thu Apr 28, 2011 8:50 am

I have taken backup of my machine on an external hard drive,
I created a tarball and than used gunzip to make a tar.gz
Now the backup is done in form of backup.tar.gz

Now the snereo is after a few days I need to take backup again
i.e incremental backup and I need that the already made archeive
backup.tar.gz is updated (incremented with the updated data), I am not sure howto do this.
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Postby lambda » Fri Apr 29, 2011 5:15 pm

1. stop using tar for this task
2. install rsync and rsnapshot
3. use rsnapshot.
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Postby khizer » Mon May 02, 2011 12:52 pm

lambda wrote:1. stop using tar for this task
2. install rsync and rsnapshot
3. use rsnapshot.


Agree 100%
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