Linux Tutorials on the topic “backup”

  • Creating Backups With Back In Time On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

    ubuntu Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 3

    Creating Backups With Back In Time On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop This tutorial explains how to install and use Back In Time on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux inspired from "flyback project" and "TimeVault". The backup is done by taking snapshots of a specified set of directories.

  • Creating Backups With luckyBackup On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

    ubuntu Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 5

    Creating Backups With luckyBackup On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop This tutorial explains how to install and use luckyBackup on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. luckyBackup is an application for data back-up and synchronization powered by the rsync tool. It is simple to use, fast (transfers over only changes made and not all data), safe (keeps your data safe by checking all declared directories before proceeding in any data manipulation ), reliable and fully customizable.

  • Creating Snapshot-Backups with BackerUpper On Ubuntu 9.04

    ubuntu Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 3

    Creating Snapshot-Backups with BackerUpper On Ubuntu 9.04 BackerUpper is a tool similar to Apple's TimeMachine. It is intended to create snapshot-backups of selected directories or even your full hard drive. From the BackerUpper project page: "Backerupper is a simple program for backing up selected directories over a local network. Its main intended purpose is backing up a user's personal data." This article shows how to install and use BackerUpper on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope).

  • Management Of Backups With DAT Devices

    Author: ginocicTags: , Comments: 1

    Management Of Backups With DAT Devices I had the chance to use a DAT device (an old HP SuperStore DAT24) to make copy on tapes. I didn't want to install any new software to manage that task. This guide can be considered a first step to know how the thing can work. Then, everybody can customize it according to the personal needs.

  • Mirror Your Web Site With rsync On Fedora 10

    fedora Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 4

    Mirror Your Web Site With rsync On Fedora 10 This tutorial shows how you can mirror your web site from your main web server to a backup server (both running Fedora 10) that can take over if the main server fails. We use the tool rsync for this, and we make it run through a cron job that checks every x minutes if there is something to update on the mirror. Thus your backup server should usually be up to date if it has to take over.

  • QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 1

    QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop In this article I will show how to install and use QuickStart on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. QuickStart is like a Swiss army knife, it allows you to do various things on your Ubuntu desktop: creating and restoring backups, running scheduled backups, backing up configuration files, installing some common applications, installing DVD codecs, deleting unnecessary files, etc.

  • Centralized Backup Server With Amanda On CentOS

    centos Author: kcharoenTags: , , Comments: 3

    Centralized Backup Server With Amanda On CentOS This document describes how to set up a centralized network backup with Amanda. We will use virtual tape to store the backup.

  • How To Back Up MySQL Databases With mylvmbackup On Ubuntu 8.10

    mysql Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 2

    How To Back Up MySQL Databases With mylvmbackup On Ubuntu 8.10 mylvmbackup is a Perl script for quickly creating MySQL backups. It uses LVM's snapshot feature to do so. To perform a backup, mylvmbackup obtains a read lock on all tables and flushes all server caches to disk, creates a snapshot of the volume containing the MySQL data directory, and unlocks the tables again. This article shows how to use it on an Ubuntu 8.10 server.

  • ZRM 2.1: Backing Up MySQL Partitioned Tables

    mysql Author: paddyTags: , , Comments: 2

    ZRM 2.1: Backing Up MySQL Partitioned Tables MySQL 5.1 is generally available for production use. One of the key features of MySQL 5.1 is partitioning. This how to shows how to install and configure Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL (ZRM) 2.1 to perform backup and recovery of MySQL partitioned tables.

  • Back Up/Restore Hard Drives And Partitions With CloneZilla Live

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 6

    Back Up/Restore Hard Drives And Partitions With CloneZilla Live This tutorial shows how you can back up and restore hard drives and partitions with CloneZilla Live. CloneZilla Live is a Linux Live-CD that you insert into your computer; it contains hard disk and partition imaging and cloning tools similar to Norton Ghost. The created images are compressed and can be transferred to a Samba-, SSH-, or NFS server or to a local hard drive or USB drive.