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Running duplicity backups again

Posted on ma 27 december 2021 in servers • Tagged with open source, backup

Some years back I had a rather complete puppet setup managing relatively small set of servers for personal use and some small business customers. In that setup I had a completely automated way of configuring duplicity backups to some server I rented somewhere safe, using puppet code and puppet external …


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APFS data recovery using Linux

Posted on wo 08 december 2021 in desktop • Tagged with backup, security, hardware

Somebody I know had her Macbook Air crash a long time ago and took that event as a good time to get a newer model. But the data on the laptop was never recovered. Recently she was getting ready to get rid of old stuff and this old MBA turned …


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Hoe Eelco zijn backups fixed

Posted on wo 24 februari 2021 in backup • Tagged with btrfs, backup

Dit document is geenzins een advies aan anderen. Het is mijn manier om de setup te documenteren en anderen wellicht te inspireren om hun backup ook goed te regelen. Wie weet pik je er nog iets van op. Zoals het nu ingericht is, zou het ons redelijke bescherming tegen verlies …


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How Eelco handles his data backups

Posted on wo 24 februari 2021 in backup • Tagged with btrfs, backup

This is not any sort of recommentation for anyone. It is my way of documenting the setup and maybe giving someone else a hint or idea how personal backup strategy might look like. As it is, it should provide adequate safeguards against the loss of the main storage or a …


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snapper as time machine alternative on Debian GNU/Linux

Posted on do 14 januari 2021 in desktop • Tagged with open source, btrfs, debian, backup

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It must have been a year ago already that I reinstalled my Dell XPS laptop with Debian GNU/Linux. At install time I figured I really wanted to be able to snaphot filesystems, so I made sure I used btrfs as filesystem. Actually doing something with it was put …


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