One of the problems of continually changing your operating system is remembering what software and applications to restore. You may recall that back in 2011 I settled on syncing to an encrypted pen-drive using GRSYNC as my strategy: now that I'm storing financial data in GnuCash, I guess it's time for a new backup.
This means installing both Grsync & EncFS. No problem in Mint16: you can use the software manager (Menu > Administration > Software Manager) or Synaptic for both packages!
I really must remember to backup more frequently, after all, disaster is only one upgrade away!
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