What are the best de-duplicating backup cli programs for Linux?
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Fast and secure backup program. See More
Been using this for many years, it is very solid. See More
Easy to set up, many backends. See More
From USB flash drives to external mechanical hard drives, shared Samba or WebDAV folders over a local network, to SFTP servers or traditional commercial cloud storage providers like Dropbox, Google Drive or Backblaze, users can select any combination they like to accomplish their data security and fault tolerance goals. See More
I'll concede that it's not even close to hassle-free, but it has all the crucial features I need to take advantage of my Backblaze B2 account from my Linux computers for which Backblaze offers no official client. I've successfully restored from Duplicati backups several times without issue and feel good about contributing to the growth of a FLOSS project while keeping my data safe. See More
Peter J. Mello's Experience
The local instance of the application uses a tray icon on all three platforms to inform the user of new information about configured backups, and for headless installations or managed systems a built-in e-mail generator is offered along with an XMPP client/bot. For more interactive tasks the Web UI can be port-forwarded to the public internet, allowing for real-time updates and management of tasks from anywhere in the world. See More
Duplicati 2 (the current version) has been distributed since August 2014 as a beta release and continues to receive feature updates and bug fixes averaging once every six weeks with updates on the canary channel often appearing twice monthly. While glitches and regressions aren't uncommon, the size of the user base lends itself to quickly helping newcomers troubleshoot and get comfortable. See More
Bup does not currently implement any form of encryption to protect your data at rest. If you want to store your backups on a third-party or shared storage location (e.g. coud storage, or a friend's server) you would need to provide your own encryption or risk exposing your data. See More