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remote incremental backup

rdiff-backup backs up one directory to another, possibly over a network. The target directory ends up a copy of the source directory, but extra reverse diffs are stored in a special subdirectory of that target directory, so you can still recover files lost some time ago. The idea is to combine the best features of a mirror and an incremental backup. rdiff-backup also preserves subdirectories, hard links, dev files, permissions, uid/gid ownership, modification times, extended attributes, acls, and resource forks.

Also, rdiff-backup can operate in a bandwidth efficient manner over a pipe, like rsync. Thus you can use rdiff-backup and ssh to securely back a hard drive up to a remote location, and only the differences will be transmitted. Finally, rdiff-backup is easy to use and settings have sensible defaults.

Tags: System Administration: Backup and Restoration, Implemented in: Python, Role: Program, Scope: scope::utility, use::storing, Works with: Files

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 1.2.8-7 201.8 kB710.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 1.2.8-7 198.9 kB704.0 kB [list of files]
armel 1.2.8-7 201.7 kB692.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 1.2.8-7 198.1 kB687.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 1.2.8-7 170.2 kB591.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 1.2.8-7+b1 202.6 kB703.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1.2.8-7 200.0 kB695.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 1.2.8-7 200.8 kB618.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 1.2.8-7 200.4 kB609.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 1.2.8-7 203.6 kB703.0 kB [list of files]
mips 1.2.8-7 199.8 kB697.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 1.2.8-7 198.2 kB697.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 1.2.8-7 200.9 kB697.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 1.2.8-7 201.6 kB698.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 1.2.8-7 207.3 kB716.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 1.2.8-7 208.6 kB713.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 1.2.8-7 200.9 kB694.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 1.2.8-7 200.4 kB695.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 1.2.8-7 204.4 kB719.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 1.2.8-7 199.6 kB695.0 kB [list of files]