Weekend Project: Control Your Configuration with Etckeeper

This entry was posted by Saturday, 19 November, 2011
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When we discussed ensuring a hassle-free upgrade recently, I casually mentioned one of the benefits of using version control to keep track of changes to the /etc/ configuration directory — the fact that it makes it easy to migrate your settings to a new machine. But there are other benefits, too, such as rolling back after accidents, and tracking down unintended changes made by overactive packages. Let's take a look at how etckeeper can help.

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