I would like to do a backup where I recursively go through a dir structure and only get directories with files whose names matching a particular regexp. I would like to keep the directory structure, ...
I'd like to make backup on external drive of LVM2 logical volume in dd manner. Approach I consider is to make lv on extranl drive with identical size copy with dd (Please let me know if you see ...
Background A client needs an automated backup solution to an external drive (to be taken offsite weekly). I'd typically suggest rsnapshot (or perhaps rolling out a custom rsync script), but this ...
i'm writting a script that will backup data from my laptop to an ubuntu server. to do so, i'm looking for a (ba)sh command to test if the server is available before starting the backup. something like ...