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=== Remote backups ===
 
=== Remote backups ===
  
== Suggested tools ==
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== Suggested workflow ==
  
 
=== rsync ===
 
=== rsync ===
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=== duplicity ===
 
=== 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.
 
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.
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== Software ==
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* Gzip
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* GnuPG
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* tar
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* Rsync
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* rdiff-backup
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* luckyBackup
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* rsnapshot
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* duplicity
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* Déjà Dup
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* BackupPC
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* Bacula
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* Box Backup

Revision as of 12:50, 25 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 workflow

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.

Software

  • Gzip
  • GnuPG
  • tar
  • Rsync
  • rdiff-backup
  • luckyBackup
  • rsnapshot
  • duplicity
  • Déjà Dup
  • BackupPC
  • Bacula
  • Box Backup