In this posting, I collect some of the links about backing up a Linux system or at least the /home directory.
The articles and applications mentioned here might be useful for some of my readers - but I wrote this basically to act as a reminder for my own backup project.
Bacula - is a network based open source backup program. Supports many different operating systems.
FreeNAS - is a network attached storage server based on FreeBSD. Good documentation.
Backups to the Future: Eliminate Tape Backups with FreeNAS and Bacula - how to combine FreeNAS and Bacula.
Easy Automated Snapshot-Style Backups with Linux and Rsync - by Mike Rubel.
Time Machine for every Unix out there.
A simple Linux backup method - Steven J. Rosen in DesktopLinux.com.
Automatic Backups with rsync and Anacron - by Barry O'Donovan.
BackupPC -- a high-performance, enterprise-grade system for backing up Linux, WinXX and MacOSX PCs and laptops to a server's disk. BackupPC is highly configurable and easy to install and maintain.
Linux Complete Backup and Recovery HOWTO - by Charles Curley
Backing up Linux and other Unix(-like) systems - by Wiebe Cazemier
Geek to Live: Mirror files across systems with rsync - Gina Trapani / Lifehacker
Debian backup configuration tutorials - Debianhelp
Linux Links - Software - Backup. Links to many different backup apps for Linux.
FlyBack - Apple's Time Machine for Linux.
Creating Incremental Snapshot-style Backups With rSync And SSH - Stephan Jau in HowtoForge.
LuckyBackup - LuckyBackup is an application for data back-up and synchronization powered by the rsync tool.
Duplicity - Duplicity backs directories by producing encrypted tar-format volumes and uploading them to a remote or local file server.
This article is updated at random intervals. Please suggest more links in the comment box!