CentOS 6 as Apple TimeMachine Backup

TimeCapsule is the Apple (closed) backup system. But... even if closed, you can configure a linux server to be your TimeMachine network disk, like TimeCapsule does. First of all you need a linux system and, to follow this step-by-step guide, you need a CentOS 6.X linux. Installation Configure EPEL repository, if your system is not yet configured wi…

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Put your crypted backups on the cloud

Backups are importants to prevent file lose: image if tomorrow the disk with all the photos of your family will die. No more photos of your earlier life will be available... So...¬†Backups are important. But, it's important to keep your data secret. If you decide to use an online storage, and you need to put private data on it (important documents)…

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Script: How to backup Bluehost databases on your PCs

If you are a backup maniac like me, you like to have multiple ways (and on different locations) to backup all your data. Even if on bluehost I've some other services making backups of my data, I've also created a script executed by my home computer every night to extract mysql databases to a local NAS. #!/bin/bash LOGFILE=/tmp/bluehost_backup.…

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Cannot shutdown MacOSX: try changing TimeMachine settings

If you have shutdown problems on your Mac: it never shutdown and is stack at on the grey circular icon. The problem could be your TimeMachine setting. I just discovered that my MacBook had problems connecting to the network timemachine disk (it's not the time capsule but¬† a Buffalo NAS)... No backup were executed, sometimes the system was unusable …

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Wordpress Online Backup

The first rule for a correct backup is to store your backup file(s) on a different server than the one you are backupping. So, even if you can find many wordpress backup plugin opensource, many of those just execute backup in a folder of the same server where you have wordpress installed. So you just remember to download these files on your local c…

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