Easy Backups with Flyback

TURNING BACK TIME

Article from Issue 92/2008
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The rsync-based Flyback tool automatically creates snapshots of critical directories at regular intervals – and ordinary users can restore the backup with a few easy mouse clicks.

Anyone who regularly edits and stores multiple files on a PC will be familiar with a common problem: An important file gets lost, and the latest backup from the IT department is too old to preserve the recent changes. In this situation, the Flyback tool can help. Flyback shifts the responsibility for backups from the system administrator and puts it firmly in the user’s hands.

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