Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 19:18:48 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: test message - posting for different machine

in article, Saab Guy at wrote on 29/08/2005 15:05: > On Mon, 29 Aug 2005 11:26:13 GMT > Paul Halliday <> wrote: > >> in article dettt1$8aa$, Craig Dewick at >> wrote on 29/08/2005 04:02: >> >>> Hi, >>> >>> Just trying out posting from a different machine - my ~c900 webspace was >>> accidentally deleted and being a Unix machine recovery is not easy. Some >>> of the file are going to have been lost forever! sigh >> >> That's bad luck, mate :( >> >> It does show the need for good (tested) backup systems. I use rsync for >> critical data which runs once an hour with cron. > How do you use rsync? I have Linux and want to know how to do good "automated" > backups. 'man rsync' ... Type at the command prompt or into google. > Do you have any command examples? It's really down to what you want to do with it. The 'man' page is very comprehensive, but I'm sure a 'rsync examples' into google will enlighten you if you just want to get started. I think examples are often counter-productive, since you end up using the command as others have, rather than learning it for yourself, being creative and getting it to do exactly what you want. Paul Vart tog v”gen v”gen? SAAB : Nothing on earth comes close

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