Accidents will happen sooner or later. In this chapter, we'll discuss how to get data to a safe place using other hosts, floppy disks, CD-ROMs and tapes. We will also discuss the most popular compressing and archiving commands.
Upon completion of this chapter, you will know how to:
Make, query and unpack file archives
Handle floppy disks and make a boot disk for your system
Make incremental backups
Create Java archives
Find documentation to use other backup devices and programs