Top 5 Free Backup Tools for LinuxBy Partho, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
If you are over-optimist about your computer’s safety, let me tell you there are any number of hard drives failures occurring in and around you. Well, you might have no clue of a data-disaster when it hits your system. The only way to save your invaluable data is a back up tool. Now if you are the one who works on Linux system, you are lucky to have a number of free backup tools for your system. Most of these tools provide you complete backup either on a regular or scheduled basis. Some of these free application are server based where as there are others that can be installed in your Computer. I got across five cool free backup systems for Linux that I would like to share with you. Here’s a list of top 5 free Backup Tools for Linux.
This is a advanced enterprise grade backup system for Linux, WinXX and MacOSX PCs and laptops to a server’s disk.
Simple Linux Backup
This free application for Linux offers an easy solution to backing up a Linux desktop system. It consists of two applications -
The Simple Backup Configuration Program (SBCP) that allows automatic backups at the location specified by you and The backup script that performs the backup according to your specifications in SBCP.
The Unix Backup
This is a tool written in Tcl/Tk that features a simple and nice graphic interface. It automaically defines from templates descriptions the files system list to backup.
Back in Time
It provides one of the simplest ways to backup your Linux system. Back in Time captures the snapshot of a specified set of directories.
This free backup tool offers a simple Windows GUI and rsync to provide backups for client machines.
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