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Back up a UNIX box (or folder) to a DMG image file
Authored by: jediknil on Aug 27, '08 09:28:06AM

You can get some of those Time Machine benefits back if you use a sparse bundle disk image, which is actually a directory of short chunks (Wikipedia says 8MB) of your files. It behaves just like a normal disk image when you mount it, but Time Machine can back up just the slices that change.

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