QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop - Page 3

4 Creating A TAR Backup

To create a TAR backup of one or more partitions, select 1 Back-up Ubuntu (TAR):

Select what you want to back up:

Enter a descriptive name for the backup:

Next select where you'd like to store the backup:

You can exclude one or more folders from the backup;...

... simply select the folders that you want to exclude (hold down the CTRL key if you want to select more than one folder) and click on OK; if you don't want to exclude any folders, click on Cancel:

Afterwards, the backup is being created. This can take some time, so please be patient:


5 House Cleaning

To delete unnecessary files from your computer, select 9 House Cleaning:

Next select what you want to remove from your computer:

Afterwards the files are being deleted:

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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