On the security and longevity of data

I was musing today about the lifetime of my data, and what might happen to it after I die. I’m a jolly character, aren’t I? But there are two questions here. First there’s the question of my private data – e.g. online banking stuff and other personal documents that I want to keep to myselfContinue reading “On the security and longevity of data”

Automated backups on Linux

In this article I will talk you through how to set up automatic backups from your Linux computer, to another Linux/Unix computer of some description. This works for OS X, too. I have tested these instructions on Fedora and Ubuntu. These backups will use rsync, a handy program for copying only the files that haveContinue reading “Automated backups on Linux”