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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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Crashplan + TrueCrypt - Overkill?

Crashplan already has an option to encrypt the data. And if selected, this stores the encrypted file on the server. Truecrypt certainly has lot more options, but for basic usage, wouldn't ...
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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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How can I archive web pages linked to in my Delicious bookmarks?

I'm looking for ways to quickly backup the web pages I have collected in my Delicious Bookmarks, to guard against linkrot, etc. The most efficient method I've come up with so far would be to export my ...
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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 ...