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Old 02-24-2010, 01:31 PM   #1
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How to backup data to a CD/DVD in Linux?


What are the options to backup data to CD/DVD from command line interface. Don't want to use K3B and Nero Linux. Want to backup using "tar" like utility. Please suggest good articles or options. Thanks for helping me! Please post the command if possible. If we can use tar itself to backup data to CD. Then how?

For example I want to backup my /home directory to a DVD. I don't want to use GUI tools for this.
 
Old 02-24-2010, 01:34 PM   #2
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what have you done so far???
have you looked for any tutorials ? and if so where ?
http://www.howtoforge.com/howtos/backup
 
Old 02-24-2010, 01:45 PM   #3
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Have you looked at the man page for cdrecord or wodim? (On my system cdrecord is simply a link to wodim.)
 
  


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