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One click Linux backup with Back In Time

I’ve been a long-time fan of OS X’s Time Machine – it’s sleek, simple, easy to use and it does its job without ever forcing me to looking for a different app. Well, the good news today is that we now have a similar application for Linux and it’s called Back in Time.

How to backup your Linux Mint for free

Linux Mint is one of the coolest Linux distributions currently available. It offers nice clean user interface, based on an old school design. This distro is full featured and includes number of software, like LibreOffice, Firefox, Thunderbird, players, graphic tools and tens of utilities. Easy to use backup tool is also included in the Linux Mint.

Ubuntu Backup – Linux Back-up For Beginners (How To Back-up Your Ubuntu System)

Ubuntu is a Linux system that many people use to store information, but the one thing that escaped most peoples mind is the process of backing up this system if something goes wrong. Ahead we will discuss exactly what method you could use if you choose on how exactly to properly backup this system but this will clearly be up to you and in no way do you have to take what’s said here by heart. Let’s begin.

How to backup your websites on Linux server with Webmin

As your websites grow, there is a time to look around for a dedicated or VPS server. Today’s Linux distributions are easy to manage and have many administration tools. If you do not want to pay for solutions like cPanel or Plesk, you can use ISPConfig together with Webmin for setting up a scheduled backup of your websites.

How to backup with Ubuntu One and get 2 GB storage free

Popular Linux distribution Ubuntu offers from version 9.04 integration with interesting online backup service called Ubuntu One. After the subscription, you will get 2 GB secure online storage for free; much larger 50 GB storage is available for a small yearly fee. So how to backup with Ubuntu One?

Using Live Linux to Backup Files

If your operating system (e.g. Windows) is damaged and it can not start up any more, what should you do? I think the most things are your documents, photos, etc. Usually you can format the hard disk and reinstall the operating system. But all of your files will be removed. If you have backups there is no problem, just restore them after reinstalling operating system. But what if you haven't any backup? In this article I will show you how to backup files even if your operating system cannot run. The solution is using Live Linux.

Linux Backup: Hard Disk Clone with "dd"

Most of Windows users may know "Norton Ghost". Norton Ghost is a backup software for hard disks. It can backup a whole hard disk or a partition to an image file. Also, Norton Ghost can copy all the contents from a hard disk to another exactly. However, Norton Ghost is a Windows software, users on other operating system (such as Linux) can not enjoy its powerful function. Fortunately, most of Unix/Linux operating system provides a command line whose function is similar to Norton Ghost, it is called "dd".

Backing Up Files with "rsync" (for Linux users)

"rsync" is a simple but powerful backup utility in Linux. Although the traditional archive tool "tar" can make a backup, "rsync" supports more functions, for example, saving the backup on a remote machine. For incremental backups, rsync provides a better method than "tar".

How to Backup Your Files Automatically (for Linux users)

In the two previous articles I introduced two common used utilities in Linux operating system, tar and cron. "tar" is used for creating archive files and "cron" is a time-based scheduling utility. In this article, I will combine "tar" with "cron" to solve the problem: how to backup your files automatically?

Backup Your Files with 'tar' in Linux

The easiest way to back up your files is just copying. But if you have too many files to backup, copying and restoring may take too long time and it is not convenient. If there is a tool that can put many files into one file, the world will be better. Fortunately, 'tar' is used to create archive files. It can pack files or directories into a 'tar' file. It is like WinZip in Windows, but without compression.