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Re: backup and restore

Doug Smith <savant-technopath@cyber-wizard.com> wrote:
> Hi.  I am wondering how I can make a complete backup of this installed system and keep it for a future reinstall, just in case something goes wrong.  

You could use the dd command to copy the entire drive to an external disk.
Alternatively, there are dump/restore tools available for some file systems.
Yet another option would be to use rsync to copy all of the file systems
across, which is how I make backups.

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