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Felix Schröter


NixOS plus Restic
Optimised Backups on NixOS with restic & fd

I'd like to present a simple restic backup configuration I've been using that allows excluding a lot of unnecessary files via ignore patterns & by respecting .gitignore , thus shrinking backup sizes. The Problem Backups are important but not all files need to be backed up. Excluding paths from our backups can be very useful when we know the data is reproducible. E.g., if the target system runs…

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