Yes, I'm making backups. No, my hard drive did not suffer any strange virus infection; those times are over thanks to Linux.
No, I did not mess up with the system, either.
I simply figured it's time to back up my blog, something that, by the way, I've never done.
Everything that I have learned from Linux is written in this blog. I will be in a serious pinch if I were to lose all these 200 entries and the insightful comments of generous readers who shared their knowledge with me.
I followed the process described in this fun article here and got a 2,5MB xml file, which I compressed in a beautiful tarball (473KB)and uploaded to Google drive and sent myself by email, just in case.
Of course, I do not get to keep the pictures, but still...