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recommended backup tool for fedora 23

asked 2016-06-23 16:11:17 -0500

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What is the recommended backup tool for fedora 23. I have several CPF (OPEANFoam, and simFlow) programs that took hours to build. The program size is large. I have no data for each program. I can't get Deja ju to backup to a dvd.

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I have a 500 mb external hd and a dvd burner to backup files to. I've tried to use autoarchiver, and I am not sure what I am doing. If I could create a series of dvd's of the programs that I've loaded in a compressed formate.

tlcoons gravatar imagetlcoons ( 2016-06-24 10:33:11 -0500 )edit

I would like to use autoarchive to backup compressed program files to dvd. I am a newbie to this program and can't seam to get it to work. Could someone help walk me through selecting files and backing them up. Thanks.

tlcoons gravatar imagetlcoons ( 2016-06-25 02:35:19 -0500 )edit

I found a backup/recovery program called mondo. When I went to install it using yum I received the following error message. I tried dnf install with no luck either. [tlcoons@localhost ~]$ su root Password: [root@localhost tlcoons]# yum install perl-MondoRescue-3.2.2-1.fc23.noarch.rpm Yum command has been deprecated, redirecting to '/usr/bin/dnf install perl-MondoRescue-3.2.2-1.fc23.noarch.rpm'. See 'man dnf' and 'man yum2dnf' for more information. To transfer transaction metadata from yum to DNF, run: 'dnf install python-dnf-plugins-extras-migrate && dnf-2 migrate'

tlcoons gravatar imagetlcoons ( 2016-06-25 03:37:27 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-06-23 23:35:06 -0500

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The "recommended" tool depends on your objective. A tool like deja-dup is going to guide you towards creating a repeating, incremental backup. This scheme is more conducive to backing up user data that changes regularly (like your Music or Documents). deja-dup wraps up duplicity, which has backend support for a lot of different targets (including S3 and B2).

It sounds like you're trying to create one-shot backups of some large directory structures. In that case, I'd recommend burning those directories to DVD manually; a tool like brasero can help you create a data DVD project and burn it.

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answered 2016-06-23 23:22:32 -0500

amit kumar gravatar image

using deja backup it is possible,i guess just change the location in "folder to save" to local drive after adding the blank dvd

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