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Use Rsync to synchronise files and directories

Rsync’s MAN page states – “a fast, versatile, remote (and local) file-copying tool” Rsync is a very powerful tool used to copy files and directories on a local server or remotely. Its power lies in its ability to copy recursively, … Continue reading

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A Better & More Efficient Backup Solution

Most backups consist of just copying files to a different directory or even hard drive/tape drive. A good backup solution is to use rsnapshot. Rsnapshot is a filesystem backup utility based on rsync. Using rsnapshot it is possible to take … Continue reading

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