Unix Notes

All The Quickies

All The Quickies:

Backups on the cheap (Unix->General)
I’ve been using hfstar for doing backups. I tar directory hierarchies to an external firewire drive from my TiBook (say my entire $HOME directory, plus the /Applications directory. There’s probably other stuff that should be snarfed (like /Library), but I didn’t on my last backup, and doing a restore from scratch seemed to work OK. Here’s a quick outline of backing up to the external firewire drive called “Wikkit”: