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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

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