Re: how to backup to an encrypted usb drive?
- Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:12:28 +0100
- From: Michael Wagner <wagner_m_bremen@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: how to backup to an encrypted usb drive?
On Nov 14, 2018 at 12:18:47, Lee wrote: > On 11/14/18, Jonathan Dowland <jmtd@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > I'd recommend > > taking a look at rsync for performing the copy. > > I've used rsync at work. It was fast & good enuf for keeping my files > on different machines consistent but I never figured out how to sync > everything except <some list of files/directories> eg. backing up > ~/.cache seems like a waste of time & disk space. Hello Lee, look at the options --exclude and --exclude-from in the manpage. It's easy to exclude files or directories with rsync. Hth Michael -- BOFH excuse #284: Electrons on a bender
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