Backing up my data as a linux user

It’s a good habit to routinely back up your important data, and over the past few years, dozens of cloud storage/backup solutions have sprung up, many of which offer a good deal of free space. Before you even start looking for a backup solution, you need to sit down and think about what kind of […]

Backing up dropbox with rsync

Update I don’t use this system anymore. Learn about my new backup system instead. At UC Berkeley, Dropbox has become the de-facto standard for cloud sync and live backups, especially for team projects that don’t particularly fit the game of traditional version control. (It is nice to keep local copies of git repositories on Dropbox […]