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Linux Backup Primer
One of the frequently asked questions regarding Linux system administration is, "How do I backup my system?" While backup on a Microsoft platform is pretty straight forward (click on the backup button or select backup from the Start menu), Linux backups can be quite intimidating if you're not familiar with the UNIX paradigm of files and devices. This column will explore the devices and methods involved in protecting the data that exists on your Linux systems.