Backing Up Everything to Removable Disks

Richard Esplin richard-lists at
Tue Feb 26 11:09:12 MST 2013

The only dependency on the machine you want to backup is rsync and SSH.

The backup server needs Perl, rsync, and a filesystem that can handle hardlinks.


On Tuesday February 26 2013 10:19:41 Gabriel Gunderson <gabe at> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 6:21 PM, Richard Esplin
> <richard-lists at> wrote:
> > I use rsnapshot as a layer over rsync so that I wouldn't have to figure out the rsync options on my own.
> Ditto. Works well and isn't over complicated. However, it requires
> Perl, hardlinks and rsync. Might not be that great on Windows ;)
> Best,
> Gabe

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