Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Re: Backup api.

On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 05:22:27PM +0100, Stef Bon wrote:
> I will look for this application you've named but it will be hard as you
> describe. Snapshots/versions are available on a file level basis, not on a
> whole filesystem though.

If you're looking for filesystem snapshots you may wish to investigate
ZFS: their snapshot mechanism works on entire datasets instead of
individual files.

I understand Solaris modified the GNOME file manager to provide a slider
along the bottom that could be used to show previous snapshots of the

There'a s nice ZFS tutorial at:

More comprehensive ZFS documentation is at:

A quick overview of the GNOME time slider: