The magic 8-web spins and gives Stewart Smith a couple of options for his mum-friendly backup system,
It has a friendly Backup tab and a marginally less friendly Restore tab, but I don't know if it handles multiple disk-spanning backup sets.
- a blog I wrote
Backup to DVD? Ha! udev, a portable usb harddisk and rdiff-backup are all you need. Mum plugs in the harddisk and unplugs it when she receives an email informing her the backup is done.