What are the directories one should back up, in order to have a backup of all user-generated files? From a vanilla debian install, I can do enough apt to get the packages that I want. So if I don't ...
I have two Macs that I'd like to start backing up using Time Machine, but all of my storage is attached to my Linux file server. How can I use my Linux file server (which happens to be running Ubuntu ...
At work we do a nightly dump of our mysql databases. From day to day, I would guestimate that close to 90-95% of the data is duplicate, increasing as time goes on. ( Heck at this point some are ...
For a while I used Dirvish to do incremental backups of my machines, but it is slightly cumbersome to configure, and if you do not carry a copy of your configuration it can be hard to reproduce ...
When using the tar utility to store files in backups one loses the extended ACLs. Is there some commonly used and not hackish solution (like: create a script that will recrate the ACLs from scratch) ...