Category Archives: System Administration

Backing up with CRON and rsync

Everyone makes regular backups and so do you, right? I run an Ubuntu desktop and I have set up nightly backups. Every day at midnight my /home directory is synchronised onto a dedicated backup drive using the following rsync command: 1 nice -n19 rsync -rltDuqAog –delete –exclude=’*.gvfs’ /home/me/ /media/backup As you can see. I run […]

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