Back in time- A powerfull and easy to use backup tool for Linux

Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux inspired from “flyback project” and “TimeVault”. The backup is done by taking snapshots of a specified set of directories. urrently there are two GUI available: Gnome and KDE 4 (>= 4.1).  All you have to do is configure:  Where to save snapshot, What directories to backup, When backup should be done (manual, every hour, every day, every week, every month).

The latest version 1.0.4 comes with some  improvements and bug fix.:

Back in time installation:

–  For ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 Maverick Meerkat:

Open terminal and type the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bit-team/stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install backintime-gnome

– For Fedora 12, 13 and 14:

Back In Time is included in Fedora repositorie, you can install it by simply typing in your terminal :

yum install backintime

-For other linux distros, download and install the tar file.

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