On Fri, 2020-02-14 at 08:24 -0500, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> On Fri, 2020-02-14 at 11:20 +0000, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > is intended to be used only when moving your Evolution data to a new
> > computer (or a new installation if your home directory is going to be
> > wiped). It also doesn't backup everything, for example spam filters
> > and some other stuff (the Help document isn't very specific).
> I simply use rsync
> nice rsync --exclude tmp --exclude ".cache" \
>   --verbose --archive /home/awilliam/ \
>   /archive/external/Bestia/Home/

I use rsnapshot, which is a wrapper on rsync that adds some extra
functionality. I use it from a NAS to pull backups via rsyncd, which is
much more efficient than NFS if the backup is on a separate machine (by
"much" I mean an order of magnitude).


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