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February 18, 2017

Time Machine Backups to a Linux Server

There are many writeups on how to backup a Mac using Time Machine to a Linux server. These are my notes. First, create a user on the Linux system to which the Mac will login: $ sudo useradd -m macbook $ sudo passwd macbook Next, install the necessary servers and libraries. Most sites I looked at showed downloading and source code for netatalk specifically to compile in encryption support (which may have be required by OSX). ... Read more