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duplicity, or it's GUI helpers deja-dup and duply,
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duplicity, or it's user-friendly font-ends ''deja-dup'' and ''duply'', combines rsync, gzip, gpg, and a hybrid style backup for the ultimate backup solution.

Revision as of 17:13, 18 June 2013

Motivations

Computers fail, people make mistakes, environmental disasters happen. We recommend you take the steps necessary to back up your important data, as it is a small price to pay compared to total data loss.

General techniques

Local backups

full copy

differential

hybrid

Remote backups

Suggested tools

rsync

tar + gzip (+ gpg)

duplicity

duplicity, or it's user-friendly font-ends deja-dup and duply, combines rsync, gzip, gpg, and a hybrid style backup for the ultimate backup solution.