Thomas Sampson

Linux Backup

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A really thorough guide to backing up your Linux system including;

  • Backing up the entire root directory
  • Restoring from backups
  • Backup/Restore to/from remote machine
  • Retaining file permissions
  • Backup/Restore GRUB configurations

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BackupYourSystem

A number of backup/restore utilities are mentioned on the above page, my favourite being the simple TAR tool. Details on backing up using TAR can be found here…

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BackupYourSystem/TAR

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Author: tomtech999

I have recently graduated with a 1st class degree in MComp Games Software Development at Sheffield Hallam University, focusing primarily on application development in C++, with experience in graphics programming, scripting languages, DVCS/VCS and web technology. In my spare time I enjoy Drumming, Reading and Snowboarding!

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