bup

Backup system based on the git packfile format, providing fast incremental saves and global deduplication.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/bup.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install bup
Ubuntu
apt-get install bup
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S bup
Fedora
dnf install bup
OS X
brew install bup
Raspbian
apt-get install bup

Backup system based on the git packfile format, providing fast incremental saves and global deduplication.

  • Initialize a backup repository in the specified local directory:
    bup -d path/to/repository init
  • Prepare a given folder before taking a backup:
    bup -d path/to/repository index path/to/folder
  • Backup a folder to the repository:
    bup -d path/to/repository save -n backup_name path/to/folder
  • Show the backup snapshots currently stored in the repository:
    bup -d path/to/repository ls
  • Restore a specific backup snapshot to a target directory:
    bup -d path/to/repository restore -C path/to/target_directory backup_name

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