How to version control /etc directory in Linux

Posted by xmodulo on Aug 9, 2013 8:43 PM EDT
Xmodulo; By Dan Nanni
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In a server environment, it is wise to back up various server configurations in /etc directory regularly, to save trouble from any accidental changes in the directory, or re-installation of necessary packages. Better yet, it is a good idea to “version control” everything in /etc directory. This tutorial describes how to version control /etc directory in Linux with etckeeper.

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