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Suppose that after starting a rsnapshot backup on my laptop I notice that it will take too long time and that I have to shutdown the laptop in a few minutes.

Is there a way to quit rsnapshot without messing up the running backup and resume it later (for example after rebooting the laptop) without problems?

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I guess this is a complete answer: askubuntu.com/questions/6663/… . But to make it short, the answer is no. – schaiba Feb 3 '13 at 17:22

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