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I'm looking for a tool that could synchronize my home directory, in a way that I could replicate through several backup disks. If one day I lost my home directory, I can retrieve the latest correct state from the backup disks.
I found the rsync and the rsnapshot tool. I also found a review telling that rsync is a difficult tool to use, and if you don't be careful, you'll lose some files without noticing it.
What good tools exists beside the rsnapshot or the rsync?
I use rsync to make snapshots of various things including my $HOME on a remote machine. I run this script as a cron job every 4 hours and each day, week, month. Of course, some things, such as the linked to script itself, I keep backed up with Subversion or git.
Last edited by weibullguy; 02-16-2012 at 10:03 AM.