Data recovery

This is an excellent backup utility for new Linux user. Apple’s Time Machine is a great feature in their OS, and Linux has almost all of the required technology already built in to recreate it. This is a simple GUI to make it easy to use. Time Machine, like many backup utilities, creates incremental backups […]

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You can easily clone single hard disk or partition using netcat and your own network. However, software such as Clonezilla offers a partition or disk clone software similar to Ghost. It saves and restores only used blocks in hard drive. Norton Ghost is popular proprietary commercial software. It is slow and takes lots of time […]

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This software is must if you dual boot between Linux and Windows laptop / desktop computer. I’ve already written about Explore2fs and other programs to grant read and write access to Linux ext3 partitions / files from a Windows box. There is a new program called Linux Reader which allows safe and quick access to […]

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Ontrack data recovery service has posted unusual data disaster horror stories for 2007. From the article: An ant-infested hard drive and a failing parachute top a list of data disaster horror stories for 2007. The list, provided by Kroll Inc.’s Ontrack Data Recovery unit, illustrates some of the strangest and wackiest things that people put […]

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Compiz brings to life a variety of visual effects that make the Linux desktop easier to use, more powerful and intuitive, and more accessible for users with special needs. It is an OpenGL-based compositing and window-manager. Compiz is the original compositing window manager from Novell’s XGL project. It is developed by David Reveman and community. […]

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Most time you have a limited space on the remote SFTP/ SSH backup server. Here is the script that periodically cleanup old backup files from the server i.e it will remove old directories. Requirements Script will automatically calculate date from today’s date. By default it will keep only last 7 days backup on server. You […]

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netcat utility (nc command) considered as TCP/IP swiss army knife. It reads and writes data across network connections, using TCP or UDP protocol. It is designed to be a reliable “back-end” tool that can be used directly or easily driven by other programs and scripts. At the same time, it is a feature-rich network debugging […]

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