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How to Create Backups with Fsarchiver on Linux
Learn how to create backups that can be restored on a filesystem smaller than the original one using Fsarchiver in this helpful tutorial.
Fsarchiver is a free software utility that let us create file-level backups of one or multiple filesystems in a single archive. One big advantage of this kind of backup is that we can restore it on a filesystem smaller than the original one (but of course large enough to contain all the files); this is usually impossible when performing block-level backups, using tools like partclone or dd. In this article we will learn how to install and use the application and its main features.