[ILUG-BOM] [SPAM] Re: Linux desktops for new users

Shamit Verma subs.linux.mum at vshamit.com
Sat Jul 31 18:03:25 IST 2010

> Regarding data policies (which wasn't my point), most users are lazy
> (including me). But with linux you are not burdened due to this.
> There are ample automated backup solutions, with the simplest being a
> cron and cp.
And how is that different from schtasks and copy? All modern OS have
adequate tools for off-site backups (E.g. Volume Shadow Copy + DFS). And
with Cygwin, almost all GNU tools run on windows platform as well.

I use Veritas Netbackup and most backup vendors have tools for
Unix/Windows/Mac OSX.

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