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Backup your Network with BackupPC

With the price of terabyte level storage media coming down significantly in the past few years, we decided it was high time that we setup a network backup server. In reality, the price of a computer and storage is marginal in relation to the cost of losing the data that i am rather embarrassed we have not done it sooner. Not wanting to invest in software, and also wanting to keep OS size down to a minimum, we decided on Linux as an OS. Since we had a copy of Ubuntu 9.04 on disk, we install.....

Linux as a Viable Desktop Solution

Approximately 6 months ago, fed up with my first release installation of Vista, I decided it was time to uninstall Vista and wait for the traditional first service pack release. As this was my home PC for the family, and did not need to run many high end applications, I looked at two possibilities for an operating System. I could either go back to Windows XP or install a version of Linux. Having been in touch with Linux distributions since the early days of RedHat, and having read the recen.....