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wiki:backup_commands - Tiny Core Linux Wiki

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Backup and Restore

This information is included for people using Microcore without a graphical interface, and other advanced users.

New users should find it easier using the backup which runs automatically when shutting down the computer.


To run backup, open the terminal and use -b


To restore files in backup, use -r

Backup Location

To find out where backup is saved, use

cat /opt/.backup_device

List Files in Backup

To list files that will be in backup and their size, use -d

To list large files in /home/tc, use

find /home/tc/ -type f -size +1M | xargs ls -lhS