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The backup shell script copies a Mac OS X HFS+ boot volume to a target directory, including resource forks and Unix access rights. After downloading the file, open a Terminal window and go to the folder where you have stored the script (e. g. by typing "cd ", then dragging the download folder from the Finder to the Terminal window, then typing the return key). Then make the script executable by typing "chmod +x backup", followed by the return key. (The optimal place to store the backup script is the directory /usr/local/sbin. On Unix systems, there are local system binaries located.) Now assume a HFS+ backup disk or partition called

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Mac OS X 10.2 or later
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Current Version (8.x)
Downloads 4,508
Version Downloads 2,809
License Free
Date 30 Aug 2002
Platform OS X / PPC 32
Price Free
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