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File backup: Copying files to removable media in Linux

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Follow this procedure to transfer files from your Tech Computer Center account to removable media such as CD-ROM, DVD, or Flash drive.

  1. If you have a lot of files to back up, first create an archive file that combines into a single file all the files you want to back up. See `Making archive files in Linux'.
  2. Log in to any TCC workstation under Linux.
  3. Insert the removable medium.
  4. To unmount:

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See also: File transfer: moving files to or from the TCC
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John Shipman, tcc-doc@nmt.edu
Last updated: 2008/01/21 06:41:53 UT
URL: http://www.nmt.edu/tcc/help/xfer/linux-backup.html
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