[TriLUG] LT: flashback

Matt Pusateri mpusateri at wickedtrails.com
Thu Jun 27 13:15:15 EDT 2013

How does this compare to rsnapshot, which also uses rsync and hard links?

Matt P.

Sent from my iPhone

On Jun 27, 2013, at 11:55 AM, Alan Porter <porter at trilug.org> wrote:

> I have been working on a new backup tool that I call "flashback".
> It started as a python-based wrapper around the old rsback scripts,
> but it has grown into a flexible stand-alone backup daemon.  It's
> small and fast, appropriate for running on a Raspberry Pi or other
> small device, and it uses rsync to make very fast hardlinked
> backups of other machines in the home or office.  At home, I have
> replaced BackupPC with flashback, and it's MUCH faster.  I am
> hoping to eventually publish it into the Debian repositories, if
> I can figure out how to do so.
> Time required: 5 minutes.
> -- 
> # Alan Porter
> -- 
> This message was sent to: M. Pusateri <mpusateri at wickedtrails.com>
> To unsubscribe, send a blank message to trilug-leave at trilug.org from that address.
> TriLUG mailing list : http://www.trilug.org/mailman/listinfo/trilug
> Unsubscribe or edit options on the web    : http://www.trilug.org/mailman/options/trilug/mpusateri%40wickedtrails.com
> Welcome to TriLUG: http://trilug.org/welcome

More information about the TriLUG mailing list