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how do you back up data on your home computer?

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 3:19 PM, eric chadbourne
<eric.chadbourne-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
> hi all.
> a while back i heard somebody say to keep 3 copies of everything. ?so for a
> while i would have a local copy of my stuff, another copy on an external
> hard drive and a third copy on dvd+r. ?(i still have this set up for my
> music and movies.) ?anyway, i wanted to do something different for my
> documents. ?it's not a lot of stuff, taxes, resumes, passwords, photos,
> etc... ?so i'm keeping a working copy on my laptop, a copy on a usb drive
> and a copy in heaven (aka the cloud). ?i just whipped up a little script to
> do it, see below. ?but i was wondering what some of you guys do?

Time Machine for my Macs, BackupPC for my Linux boxes. Could just do
BackupPC for the Macs too, but meh. Time Machine is so nice and easy
to set up, and gives you the option to do a full restore install with
almost no effort.

Jarod Wilson
jarod-ajLrJawYSntWk0Htik3J/w at

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