On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 10:26:22PM -0700, Tim Judd wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> >     Guys, I've got several directories off ~kline/ that I want to
> >     store permanently.  Like all my development code in ~/devel, and
> >     all my music mp3's and ogg's in ~/Music, and all my online and
> >     mp3 books from libribox.org in ~/readings.  There are PDF files
> >     and HTML and a slew of other stuff.
> >
> >     Can I use K3B or some other GUI program to create a filesystem on
> >     either a few CD's or one DVD?  Right now, I'm cross-backing up
> >     stuff to four live servers.  It's just data, but I would like to
> >     be able to inset it into my optical tray, cd to it and cd to
> >     wherever and read or listen to AND (if some disaster strikes) be
> >     able to copy my files from the disc to the computer.
> >
> >     I think I figured out how to create a tiny filesystem on a floppy
> >     disc, but this was a Long time ago.  Anything "push-button"?
> >
> >     tia,
> >
> >     gary
> >
> >
> >
> You can always try to tar it up directly
> tar -czf /dev/acd0 ~kline/ ~devel/
> Good luck.

        I do tar ~kline --bzip'd-- and scp it around.  3 times/week.  I
        want my most important stuff, ~/[DOT] files too, on a DVD.
        Y'never know when a meteor will destroy the Earth... .

 Gary Kline  kl...@thought.org  http://www.thought.org  Public Service Unix
        http://jottings.thought.org   http://transfinite.thought.org
    The 2.23a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php

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