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Old 04-13-2004, 01:33 PM   #1
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System restore


Windows contains a system restore program that stores all of your important system files in case u make a do do. I had no luck in getting it to work but thats not important. I was wondering if linux has a simliar feature that backs up system files.

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Old 04-13-2004, 03:10 PM   #2
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"Windows contains a system restore program that stores all of your important system files in case u make a do do. I had no luck in getting it to work but thats not important. I was wondering if linux has a simliar feature that backs up system files."

I, like many Linux users, created my own backup system using the tar utility. See:
man tar

There are several backup systems for Linux. One that comes to mind is Mondo:

http://www.microwerks.net/~hugo/

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