NAS Server – Part 3

Let’s say based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit

Requirements 10GB harddrive space, min 512 MB RAM according to Ubuntu website.

Simple solution, samba shares managed from desktop GUI with scheduled backups through luckybackup  at for copying to shadow drives (ie non shared) -> full run down at

This for ideas but CrashPlan seems overkill when I want to have the backup drives in the same machine than the “shared” ones –

Next, figure out filesystems!  I think NTFS to stay safe and have compatibility all around. See for reference.