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View Poll Results: Backup Application of the Year
AMANDA 10 2.87%
Areca-Backup 3 0.86%
Back In Time 11 3.16%
BackupPC 10 2.87%
Bacula 12 3.45%
Clonezilla 40 11.49%
cpio 2 0.57%
dump 4 1.15%
Duplicity 10 2.87%
FSArchiver 4 1.15%
luckyBackup 17 4.89%
partimage 4 1.15%
rdiff-backup 7 2.01%
rsnapshot 19 5.46%
rsync 149 42.82%
tar 38 10.92%
Time Vault 1 0.29%
G4L 2 0.57%
Deja Dup 5 1.44%
Redo Backup and Recovery 0 0%
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:38 PM   #46
Registered: Nov 2008
Location: Washington state, USA
Distribution: NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, OpenSolaris, Slackware, FreeSlack, DOS, Android, Replicant
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I like rsync better than grsync, but you could have added that for people who like rsync but do not always want to use the command line.
Old 02-01-2013, 03:47 AM   #47
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I always use dd
Old 02-01-2013, 02:33 PM   #48
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Location: France
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Clonezilla, but Redo Backup & Recovery (not in the list) would have been my choice.
Old 02-01-2013, 03:02 PM   #49
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Redo Backup and Recovery has been added to ensure it makes the list next year.

Old 02-01-2013, 05:25 PM   #50
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Well, I'm using rsync most of the time. My vote goes for it.
Old 02-01-2013, 05:47 PM   #51
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I use tar, rsync and cpio.
Old 02-03-2013, 11:10 PM   #52
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FSArchiver gets my vote. I use it to backup whole partitions!


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