Unix …: “exa” – a modern replacement for “ls”

https://the.exa.website/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exa_(command-line_utility) pros: … (lots, that’s why I started installing and using it all around me) cons: I can easily ignore backup files ending in a ~ (AKA “tilde”), but if I do want to see them, that’s difficult – “ls –ignore-backups” ignores backup files, if run on a directory, but it shows them, when… Continue reading Unix …: “exa” – a modern replacement for “ls”

BorgBackup – Deduplicating archiver with compression and authenticated encryption

https://www.borgbackup.org/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borg_(backup_software) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attic_(backup_software)#Borg https://www.curlie.org/Computers/Software/Internet/Site_Management/Backup/ This utility lets me back up files resp. directories to a target directory (which can be a “network share“) as well as to a remote directory reachable through SSH. Its target is called a repository. In order to browse the backups I can mount that repository to a local directory –… Continue reading BorgBackup – Deduplicating archiver with compression and authenticated encryption