Poor mans offsite backup

Before I got some proper offsite backup space* I used to make tarballs of files and dump them in my gmail. Not the most elegant solution but it worked and is free (I know about gmailfs, but I could never get it to work reliably).

This is the script I used to send the . . . → Read More: Poor mans offsite backup

Offsite backup Catch-22

Over the past couple of days I’ve been setting up a secure offsite backup for my home machines. Dreamhost started offering 50GB of space for backups for free to their customers, this is vastly superior to the “send an archive to gmail every now and then” method I was using before.

I decided to . . . → Read More: Offsite backup Catch-22