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Is there a package for backing up folders in Ubuntu with email notifications. I have looked at rsnapshot but it does not have email notifications.

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cron emails you the results of the jobs it runs, if they have any output, so if you run rsnapshot as a cron job and have installed a mail server ( such as postfix ), then you will get any output.

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