[PLUG] Backup

Arun Tomar susedevel at gmail.com
Tue May 1 22:17:30 PDT 2007


On Monday 30 April 2007 08:24, श्रीधर नारायण दैठणकर wrote:
> On Monday 30 April 2007 00:42, Shodhan Bhave wrote:
> > is there any software/utility similar to Norton Ghost by means of which
> > I can backup the complete system?
>

g4u -> acronym for ghost for unix 
http://www.feyrer.de/g4u/
this should solve ur purpose.

> What is a system? What OS installed or what I maintain? What about
> additional partitions, users, network storage etc? I think you could have
> specified it in a better manner but anyways, I will attempt at the most
> basic level.
>
> tar is what is frequently used. and then there is dd too..
>
> GUI front ends front ends too. In konqueror, I can right click on 
> folder/file and manage the archives completely from there. So as far as
> backing up system goes, backing up /etc and /home as root should be
> sufficient.
>
> HTH
>
>  Shridhar
>
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