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Mega Mega is an excellent service I've been using since its initial launch. I'd highly recommend it if not just for its usability and the 50gb free storage you get. One thing I love about Mega is the file manager. It's easy to use, understand, and works in browser. Most importantly, Mega functions in most modern web browsers. A Mega client with file ...


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Titanium Backup (Root) is one of the most feature-packed Android backup apps available. It has a long list of features. The most important core features include... Back up all system settings. Back up all apps, and app data/settings. Back up contacts, SMS history, Email, etc. Back up call history Restore all of the above from backups. And some other ...


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I have tried many (many, many) over the years and the best choice for you (for almost anyone) is FreeFileSync file and folder backup (although it's even better if the same tool supports system backups) yup and yup (Copy locked files (Volume Shadow Copy Service)) incremental backups not so sure, but I consider them to be A Bad Thing (anything other than a ...


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Copy is no longer an option since Copy and CudaDrive services will be discontinued on May 1, 2016 Since you want 15GB space and Dropbox like functionality in Linux, I would say Copy is your best option right now. With a free account, you get to receive 15GB and access from Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. Upgrade policy The upgrade costs work like this: ...


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You may want to consider skipping the "install the OS" part and recover directly to an empty disk. For that you will need a complete backup of the whole system including all OS elements. backintime can do that if you run it as root and take a bit time to configure it. And it was written because there was a lack of Time Machine on linux (see about page). I ...


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Amazon S3 Pluses Reliable company, won't disappear overnight, not associated with piracy or on anyone's sh*t list. Works great on Linux, Windows, Mac, in a browser plugin, on the command line, and other odd places. Well known service, used in thousands of businesses Pay for what you use means not having to choose an account size Virtually unlimited ...


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"Forwarding" is not what you want to do. Neither you need a program to migrate all your messages. Instead, simply set up a new account in your existing Thunderbird installation with your new email account credentials, then drag & drop all emails from your Thunderbird old account to the Thunderbird new email account. Edit: if you're using Gmail as ...


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Currently I use Evernote to store and index all my documents. How does it match the requirements? Store and index thousands of documents: that's its main usecase Allow for day-to-day management: very easily add and tag documents Store document's date: in Evernote, you can easily edit an entry's Created at field, which elegantly solves the initial porting ...


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Déjà Dup backup tool can be set up to cover your needs. Backup utility Déjà Dup is graphical wrapper around the command line backup tool duplicity. The backup tool is easy to use with simple and clear GUI. Déjà Dup makes incremental back-ups with occasional full backups. It makes back-ups automatically and regularly, and it can be scheduled as per needs ...


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If you are using Windows 8 (and Windows 7 as well), they have included this feature as System Image which seems promising. But personally, I wouldn't rely on it that much. Because if Windows it self crashes, then it won't be able to restore it self back! Especially in the event of hard drive crash then everything will be lost. Therefore I recommend to ...


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If it's just for syncing, and you don't need space on the cloud, bitorrent sync works brilliantly No information is stored on their servers unlimited sync - quite literally, the only limit is your internet connection and your hard drive Data transfer is encrypted No login required selective per folder sync - each share can be added to a new system by ...


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I use CrashPlan and it works well. At $60 a year you get unlimited storage -- it's more likely that your upload speed will limit you. I am at 200GB and growing. CrashPlan runs on Linux cos it's written in Java. Java sometimes has performance issues but you can schedule your backups so your machine only gets loaded when you are asleep. As far as I am aware ...


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I use Jolicloud, which is not one single cloud service, but a tool to 'merge' all these accounts to make one big space to keep all your stuff. Therefore, you can add almost every single one of the other answers to your Jolicloud account and have a big super-account. The web-interface looks like this:


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Intro As you have not yet rooted your device, and Caleb pointed out in his comment the rooting process might delete (some) data (it never did for me, but the danger admittedly exists), I'll divide my answer into two sections: Solutions not requiring root ADB backup comes for free, and requires at least parts of the SDK tools to be installed on your ...


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The backup solution that I'd recommended is CrashPlan or CrashPlan Pro. It runs off of Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can back up to one of the computers on your network for free (i.e. your share), and if you decide to do the online backup you can generate your own encryption key for the data and they also include a find my computer feature that's a great ...


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There aren't too many options to pick from but Barry will cover you for most of it: Does full and partial backup of all the databases on the Blackberry, including configurations Does full and partial restore of all of the databases Allows you to synchronize several phones Works on GNU/Linux and BSD Licensed under LGPL/GPL Allows you to use your phone as ...


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I found that this little Ruby script works really well: https://github.com/javierarce/tumblr-photo-export It's easy enough to use in Windows, even if you don't know anything about Ruby. Download and install a Ruby installer go to the ruby install folder's bin and open a command prompt On my machine it's under C:\ruby22\bin install the httparty gem: C:\...


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For anyone who needs reliable one-way data duplication on Windows, I can highly recommend: Bvckup 2 Positive: Meets (nearly) all the requirements It uses delta copying, it's extremely fast, and very resource friendly. Backing up ~300k files totaling ~2TB I've never seen it go over 150MB of memory usage, most of the time it stays in the 20-50MB range. It ...


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It sounds like what you really need is to modify your storage to use a RAID system - if it is configured above RAID 0 then a failed drive is not a problem and results in no data lost. It also sounds like you would like a versioning file system - several operating systems offer this but AFAIK none from Microsoft. Wikipedia lists several experimental ...


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From my experience, Crash Plan works like this, and is free for anyone backing up to their own own computers. Unfortunately, it only does continuous in the free version, but automatically makes daily backups incrementally. So far as I've tested, it's worked on all of my versions of Windows, and claims to support Linux and Mac. I'm also looking for one that'...


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This sounds remarkably like rsnapshot It creates hourly, daily and weekly snapshots if set up correctly (You basically create cronjobs) it uses hardlinks to save on space You can use this for both remote or local backups, since it uses rsync If all this command line stuff seems too difficult, or you want some fancier features dejadup is a gui snapshot ...


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Yandex Disk is a competing service to Google Drive, and has twice the amount of space you specified in the free offering (10 GB). I use it on a semi-regular basis (more of an archive since the space is quite generous in the free offering), but it'll meet your requirements: Syncs changes per-device when you become connected again, allows for working offline ...


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Clonezilla will do this Need to be free for non commercial use: Its FOSS Can create a disk image into a single file: Yes, even with multitple partitions Can restore the single file to the hd: Absolutely. backups are no good without restores Can save the image file into an external usb drive: Yes Can create a boot CD/DVD to perform both image backup and ...


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I use FolderSync (Pro/Full version) to back to my NAS nightly. You can add many different 'accounts' (free version is limited to 2) including FTP, WebDAV or windows share (Samba/CIFS) but it also supports cloud services like Dropbox, OneDrive and Box.net. You can specify whether to sync one way or two way and whether to sync deletions or not. You can also ...


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I use rsync and btrfs. rsync will mirror my data, and can even store extended file attributes without needing superuser access on the NAS (see --fake-super command line option) and btrfs allows me to do copy-on-write snapshots (using sudo to grant snapshot permissions to selected users). I might have used zfs instead of btrfs if zfs-on-linux had been ...


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You can use Acronis True Image: Windows XP to 8, including Windows 7 x64 SP1 (not sure if it works without SP1). incremental and differential backups recover the complete system or individual files the backup file can be password-protected. not free Not sure about the rest space.


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App List Backup does this. From the app's description: Saves the list of installed apps so you can re-download them from Google Play Store later (on the same or another device). App lists can be saved to SDCard. There's a free version, but there are also two paid versions of it with extended functionality. No root required AFAIK. However, these ...


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If anyone has similar requirements, I can highly recommend FreeFileSync. Here is a short description of the program: FreeFileSync is a free Open Source software that helps you synchronize files and synchronize folders for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It is designed to save your time setting up and running backup jobs while having nice visual ...


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Since you are developing code I would strongly recommend using a Version Control System rather than a simple back-up so as to manage your source code. This would give you: A back up of the source code. The change history of the source code. Information about who made which change. Information about why a change was made. The ability to revert the source ...


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Try BitTorrent Sync. Not to be confused with the BitTorrent client. BitTorrent Sync can transfer your files through the net, encrypts their contents by default, and supports Win/Linux/OSX/ios/android. It will transfer files and is smart enough to understand renames and moves. It's currently free but it may not be in the future. SyncThing is another one ...


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