How to automatically back up your computer

Friday, 23 March 2007, 12:27 AM EST

We've seen plenty of crazy ways to keep your precious data safe. Some people burn a few tons of DVDs, others make a montly habit of swapping hard drives into a safe location. In today's How-To we'll show you how to automatically keep your data backed up from your computer with ssh and rsync. Feel that? That's our warm comfy safe-data blankie. Check it out.

What about backup software? There are so many flavors of software, only Google could count them all. Since we like our choice of operating systems, we want something that'll work from our Mac, Windows or Linux machines. But we'll cover some good software backup options next times -- for now it's the down and dirty, nitty gritty network backups.

At Engadget.

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