[Digikam-users] Best way to back up pictures to a usb 2.0 drive
cyril.gouget at gmail.com
Sat Nov 4 13:09:40 GMT 2006
2006/11/4, Duncan Hill <digikam at nacnud.force9.co.uk>:
> Richard E Miles wrote:
> > On Fri, 3 Nov 2006 08:01:50 +0100
> > "Cyril Gouget" <cyril.gouget at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> In my opinion, the best way to backup anything anywhere is rsync (even
> on a
> >> local mount)
> > Can rsync be used to back up to a external USB 2.0 harddrive?
Yes, It can
So long as the linux box can see the destination, rsync can probably
> talk to it. The external drive is just another path on your file system
> when mounted, so it's a simple rsync /imagepath /usbpath and you're done.
Exactly. I do it with
rsync --progress --recursive --links --perms --times --devices --delete
--timeout=300 <source_path> <Backup_path>
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