[RndTbl] Open Source Backup/cloning to USB HDD
montanaq at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 15:39:27 CDT 2009
probably nothing extra except have a GUI.
I will probably be showing someone that isn't super comfortable with CLI's
to do a backup/restore, so I would rather them have a GUI.
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On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 3:36 PM, John Lange <john at johnlange.ca> wrote:
> Just out of curiosity, what is it that these various programs that
> people have recommended do with regard to imaging that "dd" doesn't?
> I've never looked at any of these in any great detail but so far as I
> can see they all add complexity while reducing functionality.
> Image a disk? dd
> Backup a file system? rsync
> to tape? tar
> to remote? ssh (or scp)
> scheduled? put any of the above in cron
> That's all you need. What am I missing?
> John Lange
> On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 15:26 -0500, Montana Quiring wrote:
> > This is from Clonezilla page:
> > Based on Partimage, ntfsclone, partclone, and dd to clone partition.
> > However, clonezilla, containing some other programs, can save and
> > restore not only partitions, but also a whole disk.
> > Thanks for the feedback everyone!
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