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How to regularly backup Windows XP to Ubuntu, using rsync

This blog covers one of the more exotic solutions – backup Windows XP to Ubuntu, using rsync
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Back in September I revived my MiniITX box to serve as a backup server. I set up BackupPC, ran it once, it seemed to work, and then ignored it for weeks. When I checked back, it hadn’t run successfully since. Ugh, I want backups to just work!

A few nights ago I decided to try again, this time dropping the constraint of not installing software on my laptop. Turns out I already had the building block I needed: rsync, installed in the form of Cygwin.

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