Build a $35 Time Capsule – Raspberry Pi Time Machine Backup Server
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29-08-2014 | Remy van Elst
This is a simple guide on building a $35 Time Capsule with a Raspberry Pi. A Time Capsule is a network attached storage device from Apple for use with their Time Machine. Time Machine gives users a very easy and userfriendly way to automatically create and restore (encrypted) backups. A Time Capsule is basically an expensive NAS that only talks the AFP/netatalk protocol. The 2 TB version costs $299 at this time, a Raspberry Pi only $35.
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You will need the following:
Raspberry Pi, Model B/B+
USB Hard Disk / Big USB Dick