[Digikam-users] Backup options?? probably off topic
Wolfgang_Mader at brain-frog.de
Sun Aug 4 23:23:42 BST 2013
On Wednesday 17 July 2013 10:12:13 Gilles Caulier wrote:
> At home, backup is done through local network using a NAS (12Tb). It's
> a B3 device with RAID unit.
By the way, which RAID unit are you using?
> On my host computer, i have the same HDD capacity. I run sync command
> to synchronize NAS with my whole digiKam collection.
> Gilles Caulier
> 2013/7/17 Christoph Siedentop <christoph at siedentop.name>:
> > Hi Fabio,
> > Yes this is the wrong place to discuss this. Backup should be done by an
> > external program or the operating system.
> > However, if you want to backup digikam it would be best to write your
> > metadata to sidecar xmp files. If all your tags, for example, are in the
> > database, you can back that up but it is easier if the data is right next
> > to each file.
> > I personally use rsync for incremental back ups. Other solutions exist,
> > just search for "backup <your OS>".
> > Regards,
> > Christoph
> > On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, Fabio wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >> I am not sure this is the proper channel but I could not find any other
> >> digiKam forum
> >> Digikam strong area is organization and exporting to other places. Now, I
> >> am looking for backup options. The easiest way is just to copy all files
> >> from my local album to 2 external drives. Problem is Once I made the
> >> first
> >> copy, how can I keep updating only photos I have been changing. I am
> >> going
> >> back and editing old photos but no tin a very organized way.
> >> Does digiKam provide backup options like incremental backup (copy only
> >> what is new or changed)?
> >> Thanks!
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