Alright the backup is complete i actually dont have

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Alright, the backup is complete. I actually don't have very many files in my home directory yet on this system. It's just a lab system. On a live system with lots of data, it would take a lot longer, but at this point my backup is complete. I could also run a manual backup if I wanted to by clicking Back up Now,but the next backup is automatically scheduled for tomorrow, so I probably don't have to worry about it. Summary 4:30-4:32 That's it for this demonstration. In this demo, we talked about how to backup data on a Linux system. Using Time Machine on Mac OS 0:00-0:24 In this demonstration, we're going to look at setting up Time Machine, which is the backup tool used by Mac OS. Time Machine is actually a pretty cool tool. When configured, it takes incremental backups of all the folders and files on the system. This allows you to access folder contents or file versions from previous points in time. Time Machine also allows you to restore the entire system to a previous point in time. Selecting the Backup Device 0:25-0:40 To set up Time Machine we have a couple of options. First, we can use Apple's proprietary storage system, called Time Capsule, which is a wireless storage device that can store Time Capsule backup files. The second option, and the one we're going to use, is to configure an external hard drive to be our Time Machine capsule. Configuring the Backup Device 0:41-2:21 So, let's connect our external drive. Remember connected devices in Mac OS show up as an icon on the desktop, and here's our external drive. Time Capsule requires a storage device to be formatted with the Mac OS X extended file system, also called HFS Plus. The first thing we need to do is to format the drive. We do this by using the Mac OS tool Disk Utility, which we'll open using Spotlight. Disk Utility is used to perform maintenance, repairs, and disk partitions. It's also used to format storage devices, such as external drives and thumb drives. We're going to use it to format our drive to prepare it for Time Machine. On the left here is a list of our storage drives. Under the External section, we have our external drive.When we select it, we can see information about the drive, including the drive size and type. To format the drive, we click the Erase button at the top. Here we can give the drive a name. Let's name it TimeMachine. We can also select the file system to format the drive in. If we click Security Options, we can configure how we want the disk to be formatted. By default the fastest format method is used. This method doesn't actually delete the files on the disk, and theycould possibly be recovered using special software. If we move the slider to the right, we format the disk using a more secure method. For example, Most Secure says it not only erases the information but it overwrites it seven times with random data. This method can take a very long time, so we're just going to use the fastest method.
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