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Re: A new graphic user interface

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  • Subject: [mg111701] Re: A new graphic user interface
  • From: peter <plindsay.0 at>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 04:44:28 -0400 (EDT)

can I just add mention of "Carbon Copy Cloner" which works superbly
for apple mac computers.

Peter Lindsay

On 10 August 2010 08:55, David Bailey <dave at> wrote:
> On 09/08/10 10:12, David Park wrote:
>> In addition to the weekly full system backup on the PC backup drive, and a
>> monthly backup to DVD of all my important files, I also have a short term
>> CurrentBackup folder on my desktop. I make quick copies into there from the
>> home folder for current notebooks that I've been doing a lot of work on.
>> It's a simple low-tech method.
> I like low tech backup methods too - you know exactly what is going on.
> I wrote a small C program to copy a file to a backup folder, appending a
> number to the file name so that multiple copies of the same file can be
> stored.
> For my main backup, I have found a splendid product with the curious
> name "EASEOUS TODO BACKUP". This copies and compresses a whole partition
> to another drive - typically an add on drive. The resulting file can be
> used to restore the entire machine, or it can be "mounted" so that it
> appears as another read-only drive. Remarkably this software is free -
> just download it!
> I don't think a backup mechanism built in to Mathematica would be useful
> - because I always have other files outside Mathematica, that I like to
> save at the same time.
> David Bailey

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