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Distribution: Debian Wheezy, Jessie, Sid/Experimental, playing with LFS.
Do you keep backups?
I have thought about doing something like a system restore on my own PCs but when you think about it all it would do is give you a base system again without updates or personal settings. So your best option, as always anyway, is to keep current backups and restore the most recent one if something goes wrong with the running system. Just my (not so) humble opinion.
If you mean "Does Linux set system restore points like Windows does?" then the answer is no. It is up to the individual sysadmin to take backups. A well designed backup system would allow you to restore the Apache configuration files.
I dont have backup. I am new to Linux and dont have formal training.
I do not have system backup. The major question is, if there is a system restore on linux, how is it done?
What I have is a server used for Library automation use Koha 3.0.05
It's been a few years since I uses Suse but, I recall in YaST there being an option to do a backup. I recall it having numerous options for the type of backup. I would open YaST and look there else you should have no problem finding scripts to do whatever type backup you want.
Distribution: RHEL, CentOS, Debian, Oracle Solaris 10
What I found is, there is a tool named Back In Time which you can use to take backup. I think it would be interesting and helpful to you.
Or else you can use tar or rsync command to take backup of your system.
Last edited by Satyaveer Arya; 04-30-2012 at 09:35 PM.