Diary of a Network Geek

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Time Machine for Linux

Filed under: Apple,Geek Work,Linux — Posted by the Network Geek during the Hour of the Snake which is mid-morning or 10:25 am for you boring, normal people.
The moon is Waning Gibbous

Okay, it’s not quite Apple’s Time Machine, but close.

Mac users know all about Time Machine. It’s a really great feature of OS X that makes small, incremental backups of your system. It lets you roll back changes to both system and data files to a particular time and day. The backups work pretty quietly and seamlessly, too. I have to admit, it’s one of the coolest features of OS X.

Well, if you’re a Linux user, now, you can get the same thing, more or less. It’s called Back In Time, and it requires a little more knowledge and setup, but the idea is basically the same. Oh, and it’s free, but if you all use it, and like it, they do as for donations to support their efforts.

If you use Linux, it’s worth checking out.

(And, yes, I know I’m late and this is not the post I talked about at the Geek Gathering Friday night.  I also overslept by an hour this morning.  I think it’s going to be a long week.)

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