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Oprea Dan (<dan@le-web.org>)
Bart de Koning (<bratdaking@gmail.com>)
Richard Bailey (<rmjb@mail.com>)
Germar Reitze (<germar.reitze@gmail.com>)
Taylor Raack (taylor@raack.info)
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# Back In Time
Copyright (C) 2008-2019 Oprea Dan, Bart de Koning, Richard Bailey, Germar Reitze, Taylor Raack
[![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/bit-team/backintime.svg?branch=master)](https://travis-ci.org/bit-team/backintime)
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## About
Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux, inspired by "flyback project".
It provides a command line client 'backintime' and a Qt5 GUI 'backintime-qt'
both written in Python3.
You only need to specify 3 things:
* where to save snapshots
* what folders to backup
* backup frequency (manual, every hour, every day, every month)
## Documentation
The documentation is currently under development in https://backintime.readthedocs.org/
## Support
Please ask questions and report bug on
https://github.com/bit-team/backintime/issues
## Download
Please find the latest versions on
https://github.com/bit-team/backintime/releases/latest
## INSTALL
Back In Time is included in many distributions and can be installed from their
repositories.
##### Ubuntu PPA
We provide a PPA (Private Package Archive) with current stable version
(ppa:bit-team/stable) and a testing PPA (ppa:bit-team/testing)
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bit-team/stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install backintime-qt4
or
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bit-team/testing
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install backintime-qt
##### Debian/Ubuntu make packages
./makedeb.sh
sudo dpkg -i ../backintime-common-<version>.deb
sudo dpkg -i ../backintime-qt-<version>.deb
##### ArchLinux
Back In Time is available through AUR. You need to import a public key once
before installing
gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 615F366D944B4826
# Fingerprint: 3E70 692E E3DB 8BDD A599 1C90 615F 366D 944B 4826
wget https://aur.archlinux.org/cgit/aur.git/snapshot/backintime.tar.gz
tar xvzf backintime.tar.gz
cd backintime
makepkg -srci
### From sources
##### Common
* dependencies
- python3 (>= 3.3)
- rsync
- cron-daemon
- openssh-client
- python3-keyring
- python3-dbus
* recomended
- sshfs
- encfs
* Command
cd common
./configure
make
make test
sudo make install
##### Qt5 GUI
* dependencies
- x11-utils
- python3-pyqt5
- libnotify-bin
- policykit-1
- python3-dbus.mainloop.pyqt5
- backintime-common
* recomended
- python3-secretstorage or
- python3-keyring-kwallet or
- python3-gnomekeyring
- kompare or
- meld
* Command
cd qt
./configure
make
sudo make install
## configure options
first value is default:
--no-fuse-group | --fuse-group (only COMMON)
Some distributions require user to be in group 'fuse' to use
sshfs and encfs. This toggles the check on or off.
--python3 | --python (all)
Use either 'python3' or 'python' to start Python Version 3.x
## NewsFeed
Back In Time has a RSS feed
https://feeds.launchpad.net/backintime/announcements.atom
## Contribute
There is a dev-docu on https://backintime-dev.readthedocs.org
It's not complete yet but I'm working on it. If you'd like to contribute
please add docstrings following the
[Google style guide](https://sphinxcontrib-napoleon.readthedocs.org/en/latest/example_google.html)
and add unit-tests for new methods in common. To run unit-test locally you can
run `cd common && ./configure && make test`
<sub>December 2016</sub>
TODO:
* use rsync return code to check that the snapshot was really taken (no out of space, copy error ...)
* uid/gid translate table with 'Full rsync mode'
* grep DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS from session-managers environ (https://github.com/bit-team/backintime/issues/723)
Spanish: Francisco Manuel García Claramonte <franciscomanuel.garcia@hispalinux.es>
German: Michael Wiedmann <mw@miwie.in-berlin.de>
Swedish: Niklas Grahn <terra.unknown@yahoo.com>
Slovenian: Vanja Cvelbar <cvelbar@gmail.com>
French: Michel Corps <mahikeulbody@gmail.com>
Slovak: Tomáš Vadina <kyberdev@gmail.com>
Polish: Paweł Hołuj <pholuj@gmail.com>
Russian: Vadim Peretokin <vperetokin@gmail.com>
Other languages: Launchpad translators <https://translations.launchpad.net/backintime/trunk/+pots/back-in-time>
.TH backintime-askpass 1 "Jan 2015" "version 1.2.1" "USER COMMANDS"
.SH NAME
backintime-askpass \- a simple backup tool for Linux.
.PP
This is the command line tool for piping passwords into ssh/sshfs and encfs.
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B backintime-askpass
.SH DESCRIPTION
Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux. This is a helper tool for
piping passwords into ssh/sshfs and encfs. Options will will be read from
environ variables. It doesn't provide any useful enduser service.
.SH ENVIRON
.TP
ASKPASS_PROFILE_ID
Back In Time Profile-ID.
.TP
ASKPASS_MODE
Backup mode (or backend). Take a look at 'man backintime-config'
section \fIprofile<N>.snapshots.mode\fR
.TP
ASKPASS_TEMP
Temp FIFO socket used to pipe the password
.SH SEE ALSO
backintime, backintime-config.
.PP
Back In Time also has a website: https://github.com/bit-team/backintime
.SH AUTHOR
This manual page was written by BIT Team(<bit\-team@lists.launchpad.net>).
.TH backintime-config 1 "Nov 2017" "version 1.2.1" "USER COMMANDS"
.SH NAME
config \- BackInTime configuration files.
.SH SYNOPSIS
~/.config/backintime/config
.br
/etc/backintime/config
.SH DESCRIPTION
Back In Time was developed as pure GUI program and so most functions are only
useable with backintime-qt. But it is possible to use
Back In Time e.g. on a headless server. You have to create the configuration file
(~/.config/backintime/config) manually. Look inside /usr/share/doc/backintime\-common/examples/ for examples.
.PP
The configuration file has the following format:
.br
keyword=arguments
.PP
Arguments don't need to be quoted. All characters are allowed except '='.
.PP
Run 'backintime check-config' to verify the configfile, create the snapshot folder and crontab entries.
.SH POSSIBLE KEYWORDS
.IP "\fIconfig.version\fR" 6
.RS
Type: int Allowed Values: 0-99999
.br
Internal version of current config
.PP
Default: 6
.RE
.IP "\fIglobal.hash_collision\fR" 6
.RS
Type: int Allowed Values: 0-99999
.br
Internal value used to prevent hash collisions on mountpoints. Do not change this.
.PP
Default: 0
.RE
.IP "\fIglobal.use_flock\fR" 6
.RS
Type: bool Allowed Values: true|false
.br
Prevent multiple snapshots (from different profiles or users) to be run at the same time
.PP
Default: false
.RE
.IP "\fIprofile<N>.name\fR" 6
.RS
Type: str Allowed Values: text
.br
Name of this profile.
.PP
Default: Main profile
.RE
.IP "\fIprofile<N>.schedule.custom_time\fR" 6
.RS
Type: str Allowed Values: comma separated int (8,12,18,23) or */3
.br
Custom hours for cronjob. Only valid for \fIprofile<N>.schedule.mode\fR = 19
.PP
Default: 8,12,18,23
.RE
.IP "\fIprofile<N>.schedule.day\fR" 6
.RS
Type: int Allowed Values: 1-28
.br
Which day of month the cronjob should run? Only valid for \fIprofile<N>.schedule.mode\fR >= 40
.PP
Default: 1
.RE
.IP "\fIprofile<N>.schedule.mode\fR" 6
.RS
Type: int Allowed Values: 0|1|2|4|7|10|12|14|16|18|19|20|25|27|30|40|80
.br
Which schedule used for crontab. The crontab entry will be generated with 'backintime check-config'.
.br
0 = Disabled
.br
1 = at every boot
.br
2 = every 5 minute
.br
4 = every 10 minute
.br
7 = every 30 minute
.br
10 = every hour
.br
12 = every 2 hours
.br
14 = every 4 hours
.br
16 = every 6 hours
.br
18 = every 12 hours
.br
19 = custom defined hours
.br
20 = every day
.br
25 = daily a