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Fixed drive letters for removable USB sticks

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Archiving DVDs and CDs

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DVD archiving

This is my simple procedure for backing up my DVD movies: Examine the DVD: dvdbackup -i /dev/sr0 -I Create a full backup: dvdbackup -i /dev/dvd -o ~ -M Creating an ISO: mkisofs -dvd-video -udf -o ~/dvd.iso ~/movie_name Testing the newly … Continue reading

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Off site backup options

Off site backup options | 0ink.net Still trying to figure out where to keep Offsite backups. These are the candidates: Site Free Quota 100GB/Yr Notes AltDrive 30 day USD 45 Unlimited, Linux binary iDrive 5GB USD 6 Starts at 1TB, … Continue reading

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Backing up GMail

The other day I found Gmvault. Gmvault is an open source Gmail backup software written in Python. This article provides a good overview on how it works (found it better than the Gmvault documentation): How to back up and restore … Continue reading

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