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Software to create or restore data backups.

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How do I backup and restore C drive in WIndows-10, from Linux?

Is there a way to snapshot a Windows C-drive, within Linux. It's a dual boot system (Linux is on USB and Win10 is on hard disk). I don't want to use a commercial tool like Paragon. Could I also save ...
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Backup an operating system via ssh?

Is it possible to make a copy of all files on a disk i.e. clone and backup the entire operating system including all directories and files via ssh? I have root access and I want to be able to restore ...
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Backup software for macOS which support SMB

I'm using Bvckup 2 on Windows which can do daily specific folder/files backup to a home NAS (through an SMB share) and allows me to specify the network username/password in case it can't login to the ...
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Simple or dumb rsync

I currently use rsync to backup virtual disks. But this program is very slow on big files because it tries to find similarities around the place it should drops data. I simple cp take 10 minutes, ...
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backup multiple email address with restore capabilities

How do I back up my Web-Based Email Accounts? I have multiple Email addresses and each of them has multiple folders. I want to have categorized backups automatically every 1 week. is there any ...
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Free/ Open Source/ Cheap: Lean & light way to Backup & Restore few INI/ CFG files?

I do not intend to run major backup processes for lot of heavy files here so need something super light & lean that can run in background without much memory or CPU cycles. I'd like for it to ...
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Tool to save the track names and links of a SoundCloud account

I'm looking for a tool to list/save/backup the (public) track names and their links of a given SoundCloud account. For example, at a minimum, given the following web address... https://soundcloud....
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Free, non dodgy program to convert OS disks to ISOs

I'm currently clearing out the detritus of my misspent youth - stacks of CDs I burnt, or cds that "might be useful" ... and are over 20 years old and belong on a museum. In some cases these happen to ...
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Software to take clone images of a server to VM with one click

I've been using Clonezilla to take images of a CentOS server and restore it to identical hardware. However I've found it impossible to restore these images to a VM and actually make the VM boot. Is ...
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A backup tool which can upload to FTP

I'm now using Cobian Backup Gravity for this purpose but it has some issues: - It doesn't support Cyrillic / Unicode file names in archives (it says in the FAQ it does though) Now I don't have enough ...
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suggestions to allow trials for multiple recovery methods against corrupted media

looking to be sure I can recover data from a corrupted sd card. I don't want any one recovery method to stop me from being able to recover the data. Due to this, I am looking to bit level backup the ...
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File backup with write verification

There is a lot of free backup software, but I'm interested in one specific feature: software should verify the file is written correctly to the storage. That is, the file should be re-read and checked ...
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Linux block-based bare-metal backup/restore

I am looking for a Linux solution which will get me back up and running in a few hours in the event of my laptop being stolen. I already use restic for file-based cloud backups, but in this instance ...
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Is there a tool to backup files as soon as they are changed in or under specified folders on Windows?

Windows has a feature called change notifications which can inform a particular program when files in a particular directory tree are changed, such as by editing. I believe that Dropbox uses this ...
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Which software can I use to backup IBM domino database, DAOS objects and Transaction logs?

We are searching for a software that allow us to backup our domino server database (.nsf), our DAOS objects (.nlo) and also transaction log files. We need a software for an online backup; we cannot ...
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Supervision for backups (scripts) on Centos

I manage about 40 servers with Centos 7 remotely. Each one has a backup script (in bash) which copies files to the NAS. After the backup everyday it sends a mail to me if it is successful or not. ...
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What software should use on Windows for backup?

Earlier i used Cobian Backup, but this software have some problems: long time not supported; not open-source; have functional for remote control another cobian but in fact its not working; not all ...
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Backup to NAS without using open shares

Is there a way to back up local PC's (Windows) to a NAS without using an open share on the NAS? Open shares are a risk if a machine on the LAN is infected with malware (such as a ransomware encrypter)...
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GNU backup without server software

At work, I had been provided a network folder to do backups, so I'm looking for some software (to be run under Windows 10 32b/64b) to do the backups. It needs a GUI interface (no command line) It ...
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Is there a backup tool for linux that allows selective deletion as well as performing backups with just a public key on the client?

In the era of GDPR, making backups comply with all regulations can be a busy task. I am looking for a backup tool for linux that allows me to: Selectively delete files in the backup. Do a backup from ...
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Base image and incremental backup solutions

I am looking for two different backup solutions. Below are the baseline requirements for the ideal solutions: MacBook PRO / macOS support All backups are locally encrypted One should make a backup ...
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App for Android or iOS to backup photos from a certain time period ONLY

This year I am in charge of planning my family's reunion, but there are some members of the family who can't come. The ones who can't have requested that we take lots of pictures so they can feel like ...
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Program to set up Windows

I switch laptops frequently (since I like to try everything). I have made a folder, what I download from Mega, what includes installation files of all programs I use or might use. I install lots of ...
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Software for back ups that fulfills the listed requirements

I am searching for a back up software that fulfills the following requirements: Compatible for Debian and Windows (Portable version available on Windows) Automated back up as soon as the destination ...
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Incremental Backup for Android

Need a backup manager for Android that copies my entire SD Card data to a server either on the LAN or Internet. I want it to be run in a schedule and be reliable. Preferable if it's FOSS, both the ...
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Sync encrypted drives

I'm looking for a solution that can encrypt AND sync targeted drives/folders in one go. What I am trying to accomplish is that I have an encrypted partition (currently using Truecrypt, but any other ...
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Cloud storage for files that shouldn't be changed

I have more than 5 Terabytes of video files. Currently stored on a Synology NAS. I want to backup to the cloud. However, video storage is not a natural fit to neither "cloud disk" (Google Drive) ...
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SharedPreferences Backup Tool for Android

Can anyone recommend a SharedPreferences backup tool for Android? I would like to select individual apps, and backup their SharedPreferences. I would prefer the backup to be in human readable format....
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Realtime WordPress Backup Plugin

I'm looking for a WordPress plugin that takes real-time backups of both the file system and the database of the WordPress instance. I would like the plugin to meet these requirements: Does not use ...
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Backup for windows VMs and Data

My Setup Lab1 Server has two drives M: Data around 1.7GB V: VMWare Virtual Machines around 2GB Z: I use this drive to backup both M: and V: i used Windows Servers backup, a Full backup takes 24+...
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cPanel Backup Solution by Directory

I'd like a backup solution for some servers running cPanel/WHM, it can be free or paid (more likely, if such a solution even exists). It has to support the following: Work within cPanel/WHM (as a ...
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VMware Workstation Player snapshots

I have several virtual machines in VMware Workstation 12 Player on my local computer, and I need to take snapshots of some of the machines from time to time. Unfortunately, the free version does not ...
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Linux backup software (use backup2l?)

Today I've set backing up most important files on my Debian Linux server with backup2l and a Google Drive client. But some files (MySQL dumps) are big and change often. This way I was unable to set ...
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Is there a way to make incremental backups of an Android phone — without using ClockworkMod Recovery, and without buying any paid app?

Background information I own an aging Samsung smartphone with Android and with 8 GB of built-in flash memory. I've installed an aftermarket case, wrestled it off, bought a 32 GB MicroSD card, ...
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Android app to backup one or more offline calendars

Can anyone recommend an Android (KitKat compatible) app to backup one or more offline calendars? It needs to be able to restore them as well. I would prefer gratis, but am open to all options. I ...
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Backup software with encryption and suitable for network drives

I'm looking for Windows backup software (better free or open source) with following features: creates full & incremental backup copies allows to include different manually picked folders in a ...
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Program/Service to automatically backup Dropbox

I'm looking for a program, or (preferably) a Web service to automatically archive and backup my entire Dropbox every once in a while. If it were a Web service, it would be nice if it could store the ...
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Backup software to download MySQL (incremental) updates

I am looking to find a Windows based software which remotely connects to a MySQL database server and downloads incremental updates (over FTP). I have seen a few like Sitevault and HandyBackup but am ...
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Linux server backup - MySQL and NFS share

We currently use a cloud backup provider for MySQL and image files with a total source data volume of approx 22GB (growing with approx. 1 GB/month) - it works quite well but it is costing us around $...
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SQL Server backup with API, automated deployment, S3

I am looking for a good SQL Server backup/restore solution. There seems to be a lot of options out there, but I specifically need these capabilities: Automated deployment. It should be easy to ...
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Backup all of own Likes on Tumblr

I am looking for a program that Downloads all images from my likes feed on Tumblr (login required) Works on Mac OS X / Terminal; can also be a browser add-on. If possible, I'd like it to be free
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Backup FTP to Google Drive

Can anyone suggest the best way to backup a website remotely and automatically (preferably through FTP) to Google Drive? I have looked at Mover but it is expensive for FTP - I am looking for a free ...
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Cloud backup software similar to version control?

Is there any backup software that Allows you to easily view the entire state of a folder at any time (ala GitHub when browsing through a specific commit -- Time Machine does this wonderfully) Lets ...
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Partition backup solution

I am looking for a solution for partition backup and restore. Can be a combination of software (on different platforms - using compatible formats). Priorities in this order. Reliable restore - also ...
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Is there a software to backup my windows 10 settings and some important apps with configuration?

I love to customize everything in windows 10 so there are a lot of configurations, some important apps, and so on. I bought a new SSD and I want to backup my current windows 10 then restore it in SSD. ...
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Software to automatic backup / disaster recovery CMS websites

I run a lot of local business websites, a lot of them are on external, cheap servers (limited transfer, limited script execution time etc.) and owners refuse to pay a lot of money for a proper backup. ...
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Android application to export data and settings of a given application

I am looking for an Android application that can export data and settings of a given application and if possible: can export several applications at once can export the .apk at the same time I don'...
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Dropbox-like alternative as a service for the server

I am looking an easy 3rd party solution recommendation for server backups in the cloud. I have a server that produces 2 MB of data every day. I would like those to be backed up in the cloud somehow, ...
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Windows 10 backup software which simply mirror my data onto the backup disk

I'd like to run backup to an external disk, and have the backed up files available for use without using the backup software. In other words, I'd like my backed up files not to be stored in a closed ...
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Best Windows 10 Folder Mirroring Program or App?

Hello and not sure if this is exacly the right place to ask but i am basically looking for a good pogram to mirror some folders on my pc. I would like it so when i add/modify/delete a file or ...