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Simple Linux Backup 0.3.3 Released

The Simple Linux Backup project announces the release of version 0.3.3. Simple Linux Backup is an easy-to-use program for backing up a desktop Linux system, with a friendly user interface. It was recently featured in Linux Format magazine.

This is a development release; it is still undergoing testing and may not be completely stable. It contains several bug fixes and minor enhancements.

Major enhancements in the 0.3.3 release include: ... read more

Posted by Steve Rosen 2007-07-19

Simple Linux Backup 0.3.2 Released

The Simple Linux Backup project announces the release of version 0.3.2. Simple Linux Backup is an easy-to-use program for backing up a desktop Linux system, with a friendly user interface. It was recently featured in Linux Format magazine.

This is a development release; it is still undergoing testing and may not be completely stable. It contains several bug fixes and minor enhancements.

Major enhancements in the 0.3.2 release include: ... read more

Posted by Steve Rosen 2007-06-26

Linux Format Magazine features Simple Linux Backup!

The May 2007 issue of Linux Format magazine contains a beginner tutorial by Andy Channelle on backing up important data on a Linux system. The article, on page 82 of the magazine, describes what data to backup and to what media.

The last two pages of the article describe how to do the backup, and prominently featured is the Simple Linux Backup software!

Thanks to Andy for both a great article and for highlighting Simple Linux Backup!

Posted by Steve Rosen 2007-04-16

Simple Linux Backup Version 0.3.1 Released

The Simple Linux Backup project announces the release of version 0.3.1. This is a development release; it is still undergoing testing and may not be completely stable.

Simple Linux Backup is an easy-to-use program for backing up a desktop Linux system, with a friendly user interface.

Major enhancements in the 0.3.x releases include:

0.3.1:
- Backup and Exclude lists are now kept in sorted order on the Files to Backup dialog.... read more

Posted by Steve Rosen 2007-01-31

Development Version 0.3 Released!

The Simple Linux Backup project announces the release of version 0.3. This is a development release; it is undergoing testing and may not be completely stable.

Simple Linux Backup is an easy-to-use program for backing up a desktop Linux system, with a friendly user interface.

Major enhancements in this version include:

- Backup Scheduler: A new button on the Advanced Options Page schedules the backup for the user, by asking for a backup time and adding an entry to the appropriate user's crontab. If the "cron" daemon is running, this will cause the backup script to run at the user-selected time.... read more

Posted by Steve Rosen 2006-12-10

Testers, Translators needed for New Release 0.3!

The Simple Linux Backup project is looking for translators and testers for its upcoming 0.3 development release. Simple Linux Backup is an easy-to-use program for backing up a desktop Linux system, with a friendly user interface.

Translators are needed to translate user interface elements of the program from English to other languages. In addition, testers are needed, especially for our new PowerPC version for Mac PPC systems running Linux.... read more

Posted by Steve Rosen 2006-08-27

Bug-Fix Release 0.2.0a-2

This is a bug-fix release for alpha release 0.2.0a. The major bug fixed was in the "bkup" script, which failed to perform a full backup on Mondays for certain non-English languages. The fix allows the script to work correctly for all languages.

Posted by Steve Rosen 2006-07-21

Simple Linux Backup 0.2.0a

The initial version of the Simple Linux Backup software, alpha version 0.2.0a, has been released and is available for download.

Posted by Steve Rosen 2006-07-07