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There are a lot of backup solutions, many scripts based of rsync. The problem is not a lot of them encrypt your data before syncing it. I have a USB hard drive and I want to backup my user folder /home/myuser/ to the external drive. What software will allow me to create incremental backups which are encrypted with relative ease

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Why not just use full disk encryption on the disk? It'll be transparent to rsync, but your data will be encrypted. Here's how to do it.

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+1 That's how I do it; works very well. – sleske Mar 27 '11 at 19:17
This is amazing! – Daisetsu Apr 1 '11 at 17:51

Try Duply. It's commonly used over ftp but it also has a file:/// backup target scheme.

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Duply works, but it's still somewhat clumsy. – Daisetsu Apr 1 '11 at 17:51

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