Using rsync for Media Backups Between Windows and Linux

Elsewhere you can find my post about using Clonezilla to do system backups. I like backing up in this way because I can restore to a new drive without actually having to install anything. I like the sense of restoring a complete snapshot in time.

Unfortunately backing up takes much longer when there’s a lot of digital media on the drive. And I don’t edit my media very often, so it seems wasteful to include it in every backup. Continue reading

Using Clonezilla

I recently had to rebuild our desktop system at the house, due to power supply and hard drive failures. I discovered that I’d conveniently neglected to ever back up the C: partition, where most of the interesting stuff was naturally stored. While rebuilding, I also developed a dependable process for me to back up the entire system, and documented it here. Continue reading