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Backing up old tower and new macbook


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hey all,

i have an old G4 tower that i still use for my main work. i have a 750gig usb/fw ext hd hooked up to that for back up. i use superduper for that. i also have a macbook that i would like to back up as well to that same ext hd. is there a way to back it up wirelessly thru my tower? i realize i can do a simple drag n drop to my public folder from the macbook and then have superduper pick it up that way, but id like to know if theres a way for the macbook to be backed up on a schedule, wirelessly. thanks in advance.

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what OS is that G4 running?

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In order to share more than your public folder use Share Points

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ah yes, forgot about Sharepoints. we used to use that here at work before we got a big server.

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so does that mean i could install superduper on the macbook, and have it back up to whatever "sharepoint" i designate?

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It will just be a mounted disk, so as long as there is room then yes

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awesome. thanks. that should do it. its my wife's macbook and all she would back up would be a bunch of Word docs. thanks again.

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