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Software to create or restore data backups.

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Is there a backup tool for linux that allows selective deletion as well as performing backups with just a public key on the client?

In the era of GDPR, making backups comply with all regulations can be a busy task. I am looking for a backup tool for linux that allows me to: Selectively delete files in the backup. Do a backup from ...
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Encrypted online backup with snapshots for Linux

My current backup is with Back In Time on multiple external HDDs. This is nice as it has snapshots and encryption (with LUKS). It protects against hardware failures, user errors and malware attacks. ...
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Tool to back up mac mail folders

I have several labels. That gives Apple Mail a big reason to maintain a large number of folders. I am looking out for a solution that can backup my Mac Mail folders.
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Dropbox-like alternative as a service for the server

I am looking an easy 3rd party solution recommendation for server backups in the cloud. I have a server that produces 2 MB of data every day. I would like those to be backed up in the cloud somehow, ...
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Backup software for photos with preview of added and deleted files

Looking for a backup program for my photo collection. I would like to be able to see which photos that have been added and, more importantly, which have been deleted since the last backup. This is to ...
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Base image and incremental backup solutions

I am looking for two different backup solutions. Below are the baseline requirements for the ideal solutions: MacBook PRO / macOS support All backups are locally encrypted One should make a backup ...
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Backup software with direct access to individual files

I need some help to find software for Windows 7 that will backup files to an external harddrive which stores the folder structure and allows direct access to the files. By direct access I mean I can ...
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Best Windows 10 Folder Mirroring Program or App?

Hello and not sure if this is exacly the right place to ask but i am basically looking for a good pogram to mirror some folders on my pc. I would like it so when i add/modify/delete a file or ...
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Non-root Android full phone backup

Since I have some problems migrating my whole data from Android 7.1 down to Android 6.0 and since using system-built solutions seems to be not working in this scenario, I'm looking for any full-phone ...
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Bootable Windows Clone

I am looking for a software that basically does whatever Clonezilla does, but while the OS is running? I don't mind if it's paid, as long as, it is up to 50 GBP / USD / EUR for a single license. I ...
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Program to make automatic backups

I am looking for a tool or program to make automatic backups from a directory to a server, both in the same IP range. It would be interesting if that program is capable of making differential backups ...
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App for Android or iOS to backup photos from a certain time period ONLY

This year I am in charge of planning my family's reunion, but there are some members of the family who can't come. The ones who can't have requested that we take lots of pictures so they can feel like ...
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Rsync like program for Windows 7

I use Rsync with my linux machines to back up files across drives. I am now trying to help a friend come up with a solution to easily backup files across drives, on his Windows 7 machine. What is ...
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Program to set up Windows

I switch laptops frequently (since I like to try everything). I have made a folder, what I download from Mega, what includes installation files of all programs I use or might use. I install lots of ...
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FTP backup software

Does anyone know any good software to back file from FTP? I can only find some that backs up to FTP, not from. I want to daily backup my server files. A plus would be if the software had automatic ...
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User-friendly diff-capable windows-based backup software

There're the requirements/expectations: ability to both backup to an external drive and update local copy from an external HDD ability to produce non-compressed backup copy (the intention is to ...
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Gratis for business use, portable, very basic, schedulable, backup program for Windows

I think that the tile says it all; I am looking for a gratis for business use, portable, very basic, schedulable, backup program for Windows. It will run once per day and backup two small directories ...
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Debian apt-available software for dir+database immediate backups of a webserver webapps?

Do you know a Debian apt-available software to make dir and database immediate backups of a webserver webapps? An option to exclude some sub directories should be a feature. Something that works ...
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Backup software which lets you easily switch between different versions of a file or directory

Is there a backup software for linux which lets you switch easily between different versions of a directory or a file in the backup in command line? It should have a mature completion support for zsh....
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dump a mediawiki from external

There are some possibilities how to backup or dump your Mediawiki when you have server access. But is there a tool, that I can use to dump a complete MediaWiki Instance from external? I know, there is ...
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Looking for a tool to backup and replace file in multiple directories

I am looking for a tool that can replace a particular file in multiple directories on a server while keeping a backup. For example: I have a file ABC.jpg that I want to replace in multiple ...
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Software for back ups that fulfills the listed requirements

I am searching for a back up software that fulfills the following requirements: Compatible for Debian and Windows (Portable version available on Windows) Automated back up as soon as the destination ...
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Boot a clean Windows image on disk at every restart without CD/DVD/USB

I am confused behind all the jargon with disk imaging and cloning. I plan to make 2 partitions. 1 for data and 1 for Windows Software. And I just want to start a "clean/checkpointed" Windows 10 ...
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Online data storage solution for large files

I have two VeraCrypt containers totaling 5.3tb (3tb and 2.3tb) which I would like to copy to an external location (cloud storage, rented data center space or similar), in case of local loss of data. I ...
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Backup software with a boot manager

I'm looking for backup software that functions as follows: Acts as a boot manager and loads before the OS. Boots into default OS after n seconds. Can restore the OS volume from a cloned image that's ...
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Backup software with caching until target available

So I am looking into migrating from Acronis that's been going downhill, and looking at Veeam Agent specs noticed they have a nice feature called Backup Cache, wherein a local backup cache is created ...
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I want to delete files off my Mac, but keep them on my backup. What software should I use?

I'm running macOS Sierra. I'll admit that I've never been the best at backing up my data. One of the reasons is that I worry that deleting something off my laptop will delete it from my backup on the ...
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How do I backup and restore C drive in WIndows-10, from Linux?

Is there a way to snapshot a Windows C-drive, within Linux. It's a dual boot system (Linux is on USB and Win10 is on hard disk). I don't want to use a commercial tool like Paragon. Could I also save ...
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Looking for something similar to Time Machine for windows 10

I have been an apple user for several years. Recently I have purchuased a computer that runs Windows 10 and I can't find a program similar to what Time Machine does in mac. The features I look for are:...
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Crashplan exit - what are the alternatives?

Crashplan stops with serving the consumer market. Current subscribers are supported for another 14 months. Up til now they had (in my view) the best offer with their Family Plan: unlimited backup for ...
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Desktop, content-aware / path-aware backup program

For backup strategies that don't provide "unlimited" storage (especially those that bill by the gigabyte like Amazon Glacier, Backblaze B2, etc.) there is a strong motivation not to backup things that ...
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Online backup for Windows and Linux

I've been a satisfied user of CrashPlan for cloud backups of my family's computers for many years, but now that Code42 is discontinuing CrashPlan Home in favor of their business-oriented offerings, I ...
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Good free backup software that remembers the external drive no matter what letter windows assigns to it?

I'm using some truly great and free backup software called AOEMEI It is so easy to use, really great except for its 1 fatal flaw. It can't remember the drives you backed up to, only the drive ...
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Backup tool for windows 10

For years I was using Symantec system recovery 2011 to backup up to 5 PCs with Windows 7 on a small network. Now I need to migrate all PCs to Windows 10 and SSR 2011 is no longer supported (new ...
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Differential copy solution for Windows

I need to do a daily backup of a set of large files (>3GB each) that have a, maybe, 20 ΜΒ difference each day, mostly overwritten parts. The problem is both the time needed to complete the daily ...
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Automated full system backup solution that deletes old backup files as needed

I have an external hard drive that I want to use to do full scheduled backups of my PC, but the problem is, I need it to delete previous backups when it needs more storage space automatically. ...
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Backup an operating system via ssh?

Is it possible to make a copy of all files on a disk i.e. clone and backup the entire operating system including all directories and files via ssh? I have root access and I want to be able to restore ...
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WD My Passport Backup Software for Windows

I just recently got a portable hard drive for backups, and in starting to use the software that WD includes I have gotten annoyed by the lack of information that it gives. All it tells you is the ...
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File backup, free for commercial use

I just want to backup a single directory. I need a gratis Windows app, with its own scheduler (I don't want to use the Windows scheduler). The app *must *: either all allow me to schedule the backup ...
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Windows 10 backup software which simply mirror my data onto the backup disk

I'd like to run backup to an external disk, and have the backed up files available for use without using the backup software. In other words, I'd like my backed up files not to be stored in a closed ...
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Backup software for macOS which support SMB

I'm using Bvckup 2 on Windows which can do daily specific folder/files backup to a home NAS (through an SMB share) and allows me to specify the network username/password in case it can't login to the ...
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Backup of files by delta in diffrent locations

I would like to back up files (different types). I would like to back up the difference (delta) between the previous version (last saved to current). In addition the process has to be done in parallel ...
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Backup folder structure (structure only, not actual file content)

Looking for software to work under windows to backup the structure of folders. By structure of folders, I imagine choosing (a number of) folder(s) and this program would save the name of this folder ...
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Personal backup solution that can handle a large number of files with a history view

Does a Windows-based backup solution exist that maintains file history to a NAS and/or cloud-based storage (OneDrive, GDrive, etc)? Bonus if it also supports Linux. I've been a user of Windows 8.1 / ...
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Incremental Backup for Android

Need a backup manager for Android that copies my entire SD Card data to a server either on the LAN or Internet. I want it to be run in a schedule and be reliable. Preferable if it's FOSS, both the ...
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Mobile phone synchronization and backup software?

I would want to synchronize some data from older mobile phones that do not have Android or iOS and the software provided by the manufacturers do not have all the features that I want, mainly SMS ...
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Simple or dumb rsync

I currently use rsync to backup virtual disks. But this program is very slow on big files because it tries to find similarities around the place it should drops data. I simple cp take 10 minutes, ...
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Version control system with fast synchronization for multimedia

Suppose you have one external HDD which you connect once a week to your laptop and backup all your important data (e.g. photos/videos) to this external HDD. Now suppose that you have already some ...
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Backup and sync few important files to cloud

I have some important files that I would like to backup to the cloud. These files include work related things (such as resume and job contracts) and the password safe for Keepass. Sometimes I need ...
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backup multiple email address with restore capabilities

How do I back up my Web-Based Email Accounts? I have multiple Email addresses and each of them has multiple folders. I want to have categorized backups automatically every 1 week. is there any ...