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KDar website upgrade

Thanks to Ján Sučan, the project web site has gotten a much-needed new look. Check it out at http://kdar.sourceforge.net. Many thanks to Ján for his hard work on this!

Posted by Johnathan Burchill 2012-04-05

KDar-2.1.0-beta1: port to latest dar library

Thanks to Sascha Ochsenknecht for updating kdar to the latest DAR library, 4.x.

Contains also a spanish translation by Sergio Cambra.

Posted by Johnathan Burchill 2008-03-30

KDE Disk Archiver 2.0.0-beta1 released

This is the first beta (testing) release in the KDar-2.0 series.
KDar-2.0.0-beta1 requires dar-2.2.0 (libdar 3.0) and kde-3.3.x
(kde3.3.2 recommended). This is BETA software. DO NOT RELY
on KDar-2.0.0-beta1 for your backups, as there may be unidentified
bugs in this release. Please put KDar-2.0.0 through its paces: test it
as many ways that you can. Please report problems to the kdar-users
mailing list (kdar-users@lists.sourceforge.net).... read more

Posted by Johnathan Burchill 2005-01-20

KDE Disk Archiver 1.2.0 released.

The KDE Disk archiver (KDar) is a backup and archiving utility that makes full and differential disk-based filesystem backups quick and easy. KDar 1.2.0 adds many new features, such as backup profiles and a progressbar, and fixes a few bugs.

KDar is the KDE version of Denis Corbin's dar command, a full-featured backup and archiving program similar to tar, but which takes advantage of the random access abilitity of disks.
A sophisticated filter mechanism gives you full control over what files and directories to save and compress. Archives can be created as one big file, or they can be sliced. Choose from a list of pre-defined slice sizes including 4.7GB DVD, 650 MB CD-R, 100 MB Zip, 1440 kB floppy, and many more.... read more

Posted by Johnathan Burchill 2004-08-17

KDE Disk archiver 1.1.1 released

The KDE Disk archiver (KDar) is a backup and archiving utility that makes full and differential disk-based filesystem backups quick and easy. KDar 1.1.1 features a new default backup directory which means that you don't have to enter a full path for new archive names.

KDar is the KDE version of Denis Corbin's dar command, a full-featured backup and archiving program similar to tar, but which takes advantage of the random access abilitity of disks.
A sophisticated filter mechanism gives you full control over what files and directories to save and compress. Archives can be created as one big file, or they can be sliced. Choose from a list of pre-defined slice sizes including 4.7GB DVD, 650 MB CD-R, 100 MB Zip, 1440 kB floppy, and many more.... read more

Posted by Johnathan Burchill 2004-06-19

KDar 1.1.0 released

The KDE Disk archiver (KDar) is a backup and archiving utility that makes full and differential disk-based filesystem backups quick and easy. KDar 1.1 features many enhancements over 1.0, including a "create archive" wizard, and plenty of GUI improvements.

KDar is the KDE version of Denis Corbin's dar command, a full-featured backup and archiving program similar to tar, but which takes advantage of the random access abilitity of disks.
A sophisticated filter mechanism gives you full control over what files and directories to save and compress. Archives can be created as one big file, or they can be sliced. Choose from a list of pre-defined slice sizes including 4.7GB DVD, 650 MB CD-R, 100 MB Zip, 1440 kB floppy, and many more.... read more

Posted by Johnathan Burchill 2004-06-08