Make .bashrc function to backup the data you changed last houres

echo "function backup() { find ~ -type f -mtime 0 | tar cvfz /tmp/24h-backup.tar.gz -T - ;}" >> ~/.bashrc
Make a backup of the data you have changed last. After running only type backup in new cmd and all files will be in a tar archive in /tmp.

By: maltego
2015-08-13 14:43:21

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What Others Think

The tar option -T is a GNU extension so this possibly fail on BSD systems.
uberbaud · 112 weeks and 5 days ago
File names with spaces are not handled correctly.
uberbaud · 112 weeks and 5 days ago
Different systems have varying ideas about when to clean /tmp and those that do it with cron usually check how recently a file was modified, so one that is written every hour will probably never be cleaned (except on reboot), so the 24h-backup name is misleading.
uberbaud · 112 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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