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What is a good backup strategy to backup a Windows 7 box to a Ubuntu box that are on the same network?

The solution I am thinking would be to mount a Windows folder to Ubutnu then use rsync. But I'm new at this, so that might not be the best way to do it.

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Delta copy is a good tool that will allow you to do that. Just make sure that the linux box has a visible share on the windows machine -- for example using samba.

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BackupPC would be an option. It can also be used to backup Linux and other platforms. I documented my implementation.

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