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I have a 4TB RAID5 NAS, and do daily backups of all "critical" material - projects, correspondence, etc., but not applications - followed by hourly incrementals.
I also do a weekly which rotates GFS, and which is also copied onto USB drives. In an ideal world these would be rotated offsite, but that's problematic, so they just go in a different part of the house.
I also off-site projects on completion to my website hosted in the US, and to Dropbox.

The idea is that a single disk failure can't lose any data - and so far it's worked. A disk in the NAS was taken out in a power cut (or when the power resumed) and a new HDD brought it back to normal with me not even having to stop work in the mean time. In theory, I could lose an hours work, but I can live with that! Laugh | :laugh:

I don't take disk images - I should but they take a serious amount of time, and I'd need a new one after each application install so I settle for just keeping the installation media in a "safe place" instead.
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...

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