Making Quick Backup of Entire Linux to Remote Host with Rsync

These are my notes on how to do a quick Linux backup with Rsync. In this case, copied all files from Debian to a remote Ubuntu machine. Here is the command line I ended up with and why; rsync -rP / –exclude={“/dev/*”,”/proc/*”,”/sys/*”,”/tmp/*”,”/run/*”,”/mnt/*”,”/media/*”,”/lost+found”} user@remote_host:/mnt/remote_directory The synced directory, in this case / needs to precede excluded directories. I […]

Guide! Best Ways to Circumvent & Unblock Geo Restrictions of Sites

I wrote this practical, easy guide for those, like myself, who need to access and unblock sites from abroad, that have geographical restrictions. Here’s some clarification to the multitudes of geo-block circumvention. Basically there are two, quite different cases of use with different solutions. Circumventing geo restrictions of (1) live TV channels, and other video streaming […]