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What is a simple home backup software which works with a variety of OSes?

What is a simple home backup software which works with a variety of OSes?

Vista came with a backup solution that should work for me, but of course it doesn't. It doesn't play nice with Samba unfortunately.

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Guest [Entry]

Syncback Freeware works for me
Guest [Entry]

"The information that's really important to me is mostly source code for projects I'm working on. I have a home server with mirrored drives running source control so that makes an on site back up of sorts with triple hardware redundancy. Then I wrote a file archiving system that I can run from the command line which connects to the instance running on my AWS server and so I have a scheduled task that zips everything up and sends it off every night.

Off the shelf stuff just doesn't do it right. ;)"
Guest [Entry]

"I use Rebit, it's the single closest thing to OS X's Time Machine that I've found. I bought the software version, not the software-and-drive version. You plug in an external drive, tell it to use the drive, and then forget about it.

I've used a number of other pieces of backup software in the past and all of them took too much effort to keep your files backed up. Rebit is perfect for that sort of scenario. On the downside, you don't have as much control as other software gives you. Do you want backup software that you install and then forget about? Rebit's your choice. Do you want fine-grained control over how often the backup runs, what time, which files are excluded? Rebit isn't right for you."