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Can I sync network folder with a Google drive?

The brand new released Google drive allows to sync a folder which resides under My Documents (on Windows systems). However, I would like to sync a folder that resides on a network-mapped drive. Would ...
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tar-ing / should I use -C / . or just /

tar cvf backup.tar -C / / # or tar cvf backup.tar / produces an archive like etc/ and gives warnings tar: Removing leading `/' from member names tar: Removing leading `/' from hard link ...
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Can I backup all computers in my network to my server using free software or windows only? [closed]

I have lots of different computers with windows (XP, 2003, vista, 7) and I am trying to backup some folders from each computer in the network to server. I want folders to synchronise every few hours! ...
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rsync: divide out local files in different servers with limited space

I have 80 Gb of files in a local directory that I want to backup dividing them out in different servers with a limited space quota, using rsync, eg: LOCAL 80 Gb ====> server1: first 30 Gb ...
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Accurate drive backup or file/folder synchronization that maintains metadata

Problem What I need is a way of quickly and easily, but properly and completely backing up a memory-card to a flash-drive (see scenario below for details). Research Obviously there are plenty of ...
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How can this backup strategy work?

I am trying to script a very simple backup strategy. Here is the general idea. Daily - Backup the entire filesystem using rsync, overwriting the previous day's backup. Weekly - Once a week copy the ...
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What is the simplest free physical solution to backing up files from multiple computers? [closed]

I don't want to consider cloud, as none are free beyond a certain amount of gig, and I have put files on bitcasa before that have just infinitely gone missing. I have also been bitten by physical ...