- Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:31:21 -0800 (PST)
- From: Rusi Mody <rustompmody@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: backintime
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 10:30:05 PM UTC+5:30, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings all;
> 2 instant questions about backintime, which I just now installed to make
> small backups as I work on some machine config files, and some gcode to
> go with linuxcnc.
> This after haveing suffered the of having xmlindent nissfire and left me
> with an empty xml file of over 250 loc I've had to reinvent from
> A round of shingles to the author of that manpage. Now I know its a
> filter you pipe input to, but thats not mentioned in the manpage.
> Anyway, I want to setup A) a directory in my home page on that machine
> B) two profiles to watch 2 directories and their subdirs as two separate
> progile's. which I've done, both useing the same /home/gene/backup dir
> for the snapshots.
> But all I can get out of backintime-gnome is that the backup location is
> Its a terabyte drive, 3% used, what the heck is its problem? I own the
> backup dir and everything to be stored in it. I don't intend to ever
> backup the system, I have amanda doing that daily for almost 21 years
If youve drunk the git koolaid you may want to look at mr and etckeeper
If not, rcs