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April 24, 2010

Snow Leopard TimeMachine Backups to an Ubuntu Linux Server

Filed under: System Administration — cygnl7 @ 6:49 am

It works!  Perform this at your own risk; it’s unsupported.

First set up AFP:  http://www.kremalicious.com/2008/06/ubuntu-as-mac-file-server-and-time-machine-volume/

Then make sure you enable using unsupported volumes:  http://www.engadget.com/2007/11/10/how-to-enable-time-machine-on-unsupported-volumes/

Now add the new-in-10.6 plist:  http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=184462 .  (This page actually has a script that sets things up for you; I haven’t tried it but it is a great idea.)

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