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Ignore sockets during tar backup

If you want to skip error sockets-related code during backup of whole filesystem you will be surprised there's no –ignore-sockets switch. But there's elegant method to to that: cd / sudo find . -type s > /tmp/sockets.lst if sudo tar … Continue reading

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Linux Incremental Backup

Backup Whole Filesystem The simplest solution is to make whole filesystem dump and store it using one big tar file. This solution has few drawbacks: Making backup is slow and consumes huge amount of server resources Transferring this backup off-site … Continue reading

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