Create a backup computer

A complete system backup that you can restore in case your real computer crashes.

My entire Linux system with home folder, all settings, scripts, browser bookmarks, Greasemonkey scripts, Joplin notes, passwords, desktop look-and-feel, GRUB bootloader, etc. I also saved as an image on another disk. If my entire system crashes, I can restore that image and my entire system with a live CD. I had to do this once when a script accidentally emptied my entire home folder.

This works with Rescuezilla. Download their live CD once (quickly!), burn it as a CD and boot your system once to make a real backup.

I keep the live CD in an old biscuit tin in the cupboard with important things (spare keys, papers, bank and insurance cards) - see top photo.


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