Reinstalling grub on an unbootable Debian system Fixing an unbootable computer after a failed grub installation can be a bit tricky. Here’s what I ended up doing. First of all, boot the machine up and get access to the root partition: Get a Debian installation CD for the same architecture (i.e. don’t use an i386 CD if your root partition is amd64). The distro version […]

Redobackup All your documents and settings will be restored to the exact same state they were in when the last snapshot was taken. Redo Backup and Recoveryis a live CD, so it does not matter if you use Windows or Linux. You can use the same tool to backup and restore every machine. And because it […]

dj-dup-perfect-linux-backup-software With an incredibly simple user interface and the ability to encrypt and backup your data to network drives, external drives, FTP/SSH servers and even Amazon S3 storage, Déjà Dup is the perfect Linux backup solution. Set up a secure, regularly-scheduled backup in minutes. It’s like Carbonite for Linux, except you can pick where your […]

S3cmd S3 Sync How-To Program S3cmd can transfer files to and from Amazon S3 in two basic modes: Unconditional transfer — all matching files are uploaded to S3 (put operation) or downloaded back from S3 (get operation). This is similar to a standard unix cp command that also copies whatever it’s told to. Conditional transfer — only files that don’t exist at the destination in the same version […]