Some GNU utils (e.g., mv and cp) can create numbered backups (foo.~1~). Others (e.g., wget) cannot. I would like to create numbered backups before running tools which overwrite files by default. Here ...
I would like to find a more solid and handy solution to my small problem.. My idea is to backup every midnight my home directory incrementally, so I want only the modified files (of today) to be ...
I'm trying to copy a directory tree recursively preserving hardlinks to the file. Using gnu cp, this would work with the -l flag. cp would then recreate the directory structure, but wouldn't need to ...