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You are strongly recommended to take a backup of your system before major installation and backups at regular intervals.
The author wishes to thank all of the developers of software, maintainers of documentation and operators of websites mentioned in this HOWTO. He would also like too thank all of those people that took the time to submit bug reports/suggestions and those that refrained from sending him hate mail.