2017-08-13T18:50:46Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersI'm retiring Obnam, my backup program.
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email@example.com ❌, Christopher Allan Webber shared this.Show all 10 repliesWell done. I love explicit EOL with rationale. An example for many more to follow.
Mike Linksvayer at 2017-08-14T17:25:00Z
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Borg seems like the closest backup program like obnam. The main difference is it uses per-client AES keys, rather than gpg keys. So a backup can't be easily made accessible by other gpg keys.
I suppose that encrypting its AES key to the gpg keys you want to be able to access the backups, and storing the encrypted AES key alongside the backup will get the same functionality.
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@joeyh I think the biggest difference to me is that Borg is push-only backups. One thing I thought was nice about Obnam (even though I never managed to migrate to it) was it also worked with pulling-via-ssh.Comments about other options at https://lwn.net/Articles/730986/
2017-06-25T12:45:21Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersI've released version 1.22 of Obnam, my backup application. See blog post for more information.
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2017-03-15T12:27:42Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: Followershttp://yakking.branchable.com/posts/bitrot/
My latest article on the Yakking blog, this time on bit rot.
2017-03-01T15:14:21Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersPushed out chapter 3 of my novel "Hacker Noir": First conflict with SmartHome.
2017-02-10T09:40:33Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersThe Software Freedom Conservancy does important work and helps tons of free software projects function better. They need donations and you should give them a little money. It costs about as much as having the barista at you favourite coffeee franchise misspell your name.
Also, you get a t-shirt so you, too, can be stylish at the office.
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2017-02-01T11:31:01Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersIt is a new month, and time to publish the next chapter in Hacker Noir. This is chapter 2, titled "Development setup phase". I hope you enjoy it. Feedback via email, irc, identi.ca, twitter are welcome. Or come talk to me at FOSDEM if you're there.
2017-01-21T14:54:10Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: Followershttp://distix.obnam.org/obnam-dev/182bd772889544d5867e1a0ce4e76652.html
Some hope of the green albatross taking off this year.
2017-01-12T20:05:35Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersAdded a separate short story (not a new chapter), "Origin", to http://noir.liw.fi (Hacker Noir), since it was already written.
2017-01-07T21:06:08Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersI started a book, "Hacker Noir". Will publish a chapter each month.
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2016-12-14T12:19:51Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: Followers"Achieving simplicity and greatness " http://yakking.branchable.com/posts/inspiration/ - my latest on #yakking
2016-08-25T22:09:34Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: Followershttps://www.helsinki.fi/fi/unitube/video/3331e5e5-b0d7-4248-8a48-e95f0cd26190
Monday's Linux 25 seminar talks video now online. My talk starts at around 13 minutes.
2016-08-22T15:35:59Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: Followershttp://blog.liw.fi/posts/linux25/
My draft notes of the talk today at the Linux 25 symposium. Video of talk will come online later.
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2016-05-10T13:38:41Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersMy new job: we develop and support the Qvarn software for securely storing, managing, and providing access to data, particularly personal data.
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2016-03-31T10:40:55Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersI can haz new job: http://blog.liw.fi/posts/qvarnjob/
Congratulations, and good luck in your new job!
Laura Arjona Reina at 2016-03-31T10:51:51Z
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2016-03-27T11:48:45Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: Followershttp://blog.liw.fi/posts/obnam-survey-2016-results/
Obnam survey results.
2016-03-12T07:46:52Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersNot running for Debian project leader, but wrote a platform anyway:
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2016-03-01T17:40:49Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersI wrote the following recently about participating in Obnam development. It's still quite rough, but perhaps someone has suggestions?
2016-03-01T07:20:51Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersI've just closes the Obnam survey for more responses. A total of 263 responses.
Now I need to go and learn statistical analysis.
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2016-02-21T16:33:45Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: FollowersI'm sitting here wearing a t-shirt saying "I'm a knight who says NIH",
which I wear with a little pride and some justification.
I'm now using my own distributed bug tracker to track bugs my own
backup software, both hosted on a git server I helped a bit with, and
all three tested by various automated testing tools I wrote. All this
software runs on an operating system I co-develop using a kernel I
helped get started.
Justified, but a little crazy.
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Christopher Allan Webber, Efraim Flashner shared this.There's a great pleasure in using tools you've made yourself.Either you're a sublime polymath genius, or this is a very good joke.I'm no kind of genius. I have, however, been doing this for a long time.
Lars Wirzenius at 2016-02-24T06:07:43Z
j1mc likes this.Yes, it takes time. Sometimes too much.