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How to use 'cp' as a simple but reliable backup tool
Authored by: Helge33 on Feb 19, '10 03:43:31AM

I would agree that this hint is somewhat trivial but dont forget there are many Mac Users who never touch the Unix part of OSX so a simple "cp" or "rsync" can be mind-boggling as man-pages are often confusing and cumbersome to read.

I rather dislike those hints where someone writes a super-duper shell/perl.. script to solve a very specific transformation problem from Programm A to B (but only version 1.xx and not 2..) which only 10 other users out there with exactly the same config.

Or the 555.hint how to change the iTunes/Mail buttons/windows, yawn..

There is simply no way to "censor" the quality of a hint so just read or ignore..





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