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Old 05-15-2018, 12:56 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by hydrurga View Post
I'm not a great fan of the cloud, nor of automatic backups as the main data backup mechanism (if something goes wrong on device A then the problem will be replicated onto device B). For me, manual imaging or backing up on to an external device is the way to go. That way I can see what's going on when I do it and keep that device stored separately. You shouldn't rely on backups to another device on the same physical computer.
I hear you. Sadly I don't think I am responsible enough to stay on top of my backups. I will be backing up in two different places from now on though. I am playing around with rsync and learning it right now. I think it will help me accomplish what I am looking for.



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