awcreamsoda wrote: I can't seem to find out how yo unmount a volume.
Does that really surprise you? Different OS, different things to do and not to do ... What you say is like "I know how to drive a 5000$ car but I can't fly 25M$ super-sonic jet plane: why not?"awcreamsoda wrote: What I used to use for OS X dodesn't seem to work
You have to read themawcreamsoda wrote: and the man pages aren't much help.
And how do you mean to perform a restore if disaster strikes? Every backup procedure is only as reliable as the restore procedure. Sure, there are GUI backup tools and you can install and use them ... But what if your system all of a sudden won't boot anymore? How do you then plan to get into that GUI tool ... ? And if you can't get into that GUI tool, how do you plan to get your data back?awcreamsoda wrote:Is there any intuative backup software, with a GUI, that I could download and use for back up.
sudo su -
tar --one-filesystem -pzcvf BootFS_backup.tar.gz /boot
tar --one-filesystem --exclude=/tmp/* --exclude=/dev/* --exclude=/proc/* -pzcvf RootFS_backup.tar.gz /
tar --one-filesystem --exclude=/var/tmp/* -pzcvf VarFS_backup.tar.gz /var
tar --one-filesystem -pzcvf UsrFS_backup.tar.gz /usr
tar --one-filesystem -pzcvf HomeFS_backup.tar.gz /home
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