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Backup Manager is a command line backup tool for GNU/Linux, designed to help you make daily archives of your file system. Backup M
Backup Manager is a command line backup tool for GNU/Linux, designed to help you make daily archives of your file system.
Backup Manager is written in bash and perl and it can make tar, tar.gz, tar.bz, and zip archives and can be run in a parallel mode with different configuration files.
Archives are kept for a given number of days and the upload system can use ftp or scp to transfer the generated archives to a list of remote hosts. The configuration file is very simple and basic and gettext is used for internationalization.
Here are some key features of "Backup Manager":
Make tar, tar.gz, tar.bz and zip archives.
Automatically burn the archives on CDR/CDRW media.
Logging to syslog is possible
Perform MD5 checksums when burning data on CDR to be sure that archives aren't corrupted.
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Can be run in a parallel mode with different configuration files.
Keep and purge all the archives for a given number of days.
Upload the generated archives to remote hosts, either with ftp or scp.
Provide two diffrent ways of naming the tarballs.
Is completly integrated to the Debian environment.
The Debian package uses debconf to provide a quick and easy setup.
What's New in This Release:
This release provides a couple of new features: support for lzma archives, encryption of local archives with GPG, and support for FTP transfers over TLS.
This release also comes with lots of bugfixes.
This is meant to be the last development version before the next stable release.
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