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Re: DVD Based backup without scripts ?



On Sat, 2008-06-14 at 14:24 -0700, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> --- On Sat, 6/14/08, linuxguy <linuxguy123 gmail com> wrote:
> 
> > From: linuxguy <linuxguy123 gmail com>
> > Subject: DVD Based backup without scripts ?
> > To: "For users of Fedora" <fedora-list redhat com>
> > Date: Saturday, June 14, 2008, 2:07 PM
> > I'd like to backup a bunch of data onto DVDs.   About 16
> > GB worth, more
> > than a single DVD holds.
> > 
> > Is there a (GPL?) Linux utility that I can use to do this
> > easily ?
> > 
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> Theres K9copy, it should be available through yum, check livna, freshrpms, and other repositories.  It is called the Linux DVDshrink in comparison to DvdShrink, the windows program. You can also use it in conjunction with wine as well.  

k9copy is for copying (and compressing) DVDs. The OP is asking about
backing up data onto DVDs, a different issue.

You can use 'tar' for this, with the --multi-volume option. The manpage
is not very informative so do 'info tar' and look for the section on
multi-volume archives.

poc


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