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[Discuss] Cloud-backup solutions for Linux?

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On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 5:21 PM, Rich Braun <richb at> wrote:

> What do you use for offsite backup?
> Here's why I ask: For a few years I've been using CrashPlan as my primary
> backup, and rsnapshot as a secondary.
> About once a year, it seems, CrashPlan does something troubling and it's
> always felt like Linux takes a back-seat to their Windows and Mac platform.
> My CrashPlan setup failed again 48 hours ago, with a difficult-to-resolve
> auto-update that messed up its omnibus-installed Java JRE.  Upon a fresh
> reinstallation the UI fails to start and I get peer-auth problems in logs.
> Enough's enough but I haven't found an alternative to spending a couple
> days
> of debugging busted CrashPlan, er, crap whenever this happens.
> BackBlaze still won't do Linux. CrashPlan has clearly invested the most
> effort
> into defining a useful system, but I'm ready to consider one of the others
> if
> any of y'all have had positive experiences elsewhere.
> -rich
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