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[Discuss] Cloud-backup solutions for Linux?

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> Behalf Of Jack Coats
> Syncing is a form of backup IMHO.

The reason why syncing is not a backup, is because if you delete a file, and the deletion gets replicated, you cannot recover the deleted file.

Ability to recover deleted files (or old versions of files that have been overwritten) is a pretty important characteristic of a backup system.

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