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End of Year Time Machine Cleanup

During the Holiday break I decided to do a little computer file cleanup. I noticed that the size of my Time Machine backup had grown quite large (Approx 850 GB). That’s right, 850 GB. I decided I didn’t that many backups and proceeded to delete nearly all of the backup files save a few key […]

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Copy changed files

This little tool isn’t for everyone, but someday you might have a need to compare files in two directories and only grab the changes. This is one of those tools that can be so handy in just the right situation. I’m thinking of using it for incremental backups as described on the examples page.

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Back Up a Web Server

So you’re a good little monkey and you have a backup strategy for all your local PCs. Perhaps you use rsync, Time Machine or similar backup software mirroring your files to external drives on a regular basis. That is some safe thinking that deserves a nice big pat on the back. But wait, what about […]

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