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Linux OS Backup and Recovery

Source : This quick start guide will show you how to run Relax-and-Recover from the git checkout and create a bootable USB backup. Start by cloning the Relax-and-Recover sources from Github: git clone Move into the rear/ directory: cd rear/ Prepare your USB media. Change /dev/sdb to the correct device in your situation. Relax-and-Recover will ‘own’ the device in this example. This will destroy all data on that device. sudo usr/sbin/rear format /dev/sdb Relax-and-recover asks you to confirm that you want to format the device: Yes The device has been labeled REAR-000 by the ‘format’ workflow. Now edit the ‘etc/rear/local.conf’ configuration file: cat > etc/rear/local.conf < Now you are ready to create a rescue image. We want verbose output. sudo usr/sbin/rear -v mkrescue The output I get is: Relax-and-Recover 1.13.0 / $Date$ Using log file: /home/jeroen/tmp/quickstart/rear/var/log/rear/rear-fi…