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open source, system tools »

[17 Jul 2009 | 7 Comments | ]
Create Synchronicity – Free Open Source Files Backup Software

Overview
Create Synchronicity is a fast and lightweight open source program that can help you to synchronize and backup your files. It also is very easy to use.

Review
Create Synchronicity was recommended to me a few days ago by one of the readers of this blog through the contact form. After I checked the program website I became very curious to test this free software mainly because it’s open source and it promises to be lightweight and easy to use. So let’s see how it is.
You can say it’s lightweight right after …

web browsers »

[25 Feb 2009 | One Comment | ]

Overview
Google Chrome Backup is a freeware program that allows you to backup and restore your Google Chrome user settings and bookmarks.

Review
You might know that Mozilla Firefox users have a pretty good program for backing up their settings and bookmarks. The program is called MozBackup and it can handle your Thunderbird user data too. When I switched to Google Chrome MozBackup became useless for me, but I was left without a web browser backup program. Until I found Google Chrome Backup (not very creative in picking a name for the program, …

system tools »

[17 Aug 2008 | 10 Comments | ]

Hello friends, just two more episodes until the conclusion of the Freeware Mission, exactly one month after the beginning. Today I’m going to pick a free partition manager, the best one, and a free backup software, because you can’t play around with the partitions without backing up the data.
 

I think that the best free partition manager is Gparted Live CD/USB/PXE/HD. Quite a long name though. But it’s a great piece of freeware: you can burn the .iso to a bootable CD and you make your partitions the way you want …

system tools, web browsers »

[19 May 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

Did you ever find yourself with all the Firefox bookmarks and passwords lost after a system crash? Well, I did, and that was frustrating. More than frustrating actually. The other day I found a freeware program called MozBackup, and that’s what I needed before the system crash. Well, at least I’ll be ready for the next one!
 
Basically this freeware allows you to backup and then restore if needed all the essential stuff in Firefox: bookmarks, cache, passwords, certificates, contacts, history, extensions, mail. Let’s see how it works. First you …