Back In Time, a Free and Simple Backup Software for Linux
Nov 23, 2010, 22:02 (1 Talkback[s])
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"I've already tried and tested a good number of backup
software for Linux, but I know there are still plenty of excellent
backup tools that I missed so I always take time to search for
more. Hence, I bumped into Back In Time, a simple backup utility
for Linux that is inspired by Flyback and Timevault. One of the
main goals of the project is to get and combine the best features
of Flyback and Timevault and put them all on Back In Time.
"In order to take snapshots and backups of specified folders,
Back In Time serves as a framework for rsync, diff, and cron. It
has graphical user interface (GUI) available for GNOME and KDE 4.
When using GNOME, installing the package 'nautilus-actions' will
integrate Back In Time with Nautilus file manager to provide
"I installed Back In Time in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)
using the Software Center. Once installed, you can access it under
'System Tools' from the main menu."