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Using Version Control For Your /etc Directory With etckeeper And Bazaar On Debian Squeeze

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http://howtoforge.com – Using Version Control For Your /etc Directory With etckeeper And Bazaar On Debian Squeeze This tutorial explains how you can store the contents of your /etc directory in a version control system (VCS) with the help of etckeeper on Debian Squeeze. etckeeper hooks into Debian's package manager apt so that whenever you install/remove a package with apt, etckeeper will commit all changes to the /etc directory to your VCS; it also tracks file metadata such as permissions which is important for files such as /etc/shadow. Using etckeeper, you can go back to a previous version of /etc if an updat (HowTos)