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Re: [SLUG] Re: Backing up to dvd
- To: Andreas Fischer <electronics45@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Re: Backing up to dvd
- From: Leslie Katz <lesliek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 10:46:25 +1100
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Thanks very much for the suggestions, Andreas. I'll have a look at Kdar.
Andreas Fischer wrote:
I do all my backups using dar, which is a simple, but powerfull
command line program, which supports compression, encryption, file
splitting, etc. It doesn't suport dvd burning, but I used growisofs
to burn the file(s) dumped with dar (although the burn always exited
If you like GUI apps, you could always use Kdar as a front end to dar,
and burn the pieces with K3B, or something.
On 11/6/06, *Leslie Katz * <lesliek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Matthew Hannigan wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 02:36:46PM +1100, Leslie Katz wrote:
>>>> I made five .isos, each the size of one cd. I tried
>>>> to create a single .iso out of the five by using cat, as I'd
>>> I dunno how that'd work, but I guess it's possible!
>> Where I read the suggestion (unless, of course, I
>> was at:
> Ah, you misinterpreted it; those files are a single image
> split up for convenience into file.a, file.b ... file....
Well that's why I need to ask questions here so often!
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