KDailyMirror 0.1.1

KDailyMirror is a backup tool that can store pictures, documents, music and other files automatically on a second hard disc.
KDailyMirror is a backup tool that can store pictures, documents, music and other files automatically on a second hard disc.

The script use the cronjob to copy your data with rsync. The copy job doesn't change the user, group, owner and date from your files.

All fies under the hard drive will be check by every copy job. The copy job priority is extreme low. Nothing disturbs work.

If something goes wrong, KDailyMirror shows a dialog box with more information.

Here are some key features of "KDailyMirror":

· automatically mirror new or modified files in the background
· Shows a KDE dialogbox when someting goes wrong
· check every file by transfer
· create logfile from transfer
· check health status from both hard disc's
· automatically mount and unmount target hard disc

Requirements:

· Two local hard disc's (USB, FireWire hdd work's also)
· cron
· KDE 3.X (should also work with KDE 4.X)
· Kdialog
· rsync
· smartmontools

Install KDailyMirror:

1) Please open the kdailymirror file with an ascii editor and change your path and device.
SourceDevice="/dev/sda"
SourcePath="/home/foto_archiv"
TargetDevice="/dev/sdb"
TargetPath="/home"
LogFile="fotoarchiv_"`date +%Y-%m-%d`".log"
LogPath="/home/log_archiv"

2) Copy the modified kdailymirror file with the root user to /etc/cron.daily
sudo install --mode=700 kdailymirror --target-directory=/etc/cron.daily

Run KDailyMirror:

Cron (cron.daily) starts automatically the program every day. If you want check KDailyMirror, you can start it with the kde command line:
sudo /etc/cron.daily/kdailymirror

Tested on:

Kubuntu 8.04

What's New in This Release:

· Bug fix, only root is allowed to run kdailymirror.

last updated on:
June 10th, 2008, 2:03 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Holger Klemm
homepage:
www.kde-apps.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ System \ Backup

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