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I am looking for a gratis, non-proprietary and configurable backup utility with support for:

1) cloud upload/download of files and local backups/restore

2) ability to choose what files/folders to include/exclude

3) easy configuration

A gui interface is not necessary as I am fine with using the command-line. Thank you.

  • Welcome to Software Recommendations! We will need much more information to give good recommendations here – asking for "a tool like X" is never giving enough details, even if linked. You should always list your requirements explicitly. Please see How to ask for an alternative to some software and the questions linked to it for details. Especially missing: what features do you need? By "free and open" I assume you mean "gratis" (no payment required) and "open source"? – Izzy Mar 30 '19 at 21:49
  • Thank you, I hadn't had enough tea yet when I wrote this. – Jordan Mar 30 '19 at 22:35
  • :) Should it be possible to retrieve "older backups" (think e.g. of a file twice overwritten/replaced) – or rather a "mirror" (just a copy of what you have locally)? And what kind of cloud would you trust with your data that you don't mention encryption at all? – Izzy Mar 30 '19 at 23:12

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