KBackup – back up your data in a simple, user friendly way

KBackup is an application which lets you back up your data in a simple, user friendly way.

KBackup lets you back up any folders or files, whereby it uses an easy to use folder tree to select the things to back up. It lets you save your settings in so-called “profile” files, where a profile is a simple text file containing definitions for folders and files to be included or excluded from the backup process. Also, it lets you define where the backup shall be saved to. The target can be either a local folder (e.g. a locally mounted device like a ZIP drive, USB stick, etc.) but it can also be any remote URL (e.g. smb://remote/some_path) to back up your data to some central server, etc.

The program was designed to be very simple in its use so that it can be used by non-computer experts.

The program can also run an automated backup without using a graphical user interface. One can simply create a profile and use these settings to tell KBackup what to do when running in non-interactive mode, e.g. by starting it from a cron job.

Features include:

  • Using profile files with definitions for Folders and files to be included or excluded from the backup.
  • The backup target can be either a locally mounted device like a ZIP drive, USB stick, etc. or any remote URL.
  • Running automated backups without using a graphical user interface.

Website: kde.org/applications/utilities/org.kde.kbackup
Support: Manual
Developer: Martin Koller
License: GNU General Public License (GPL), Version 2

KBackup

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