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Filesystem backup tool

'hdup' backs up filesystems. Features include archive encryption via mcrypt, archive compression (bzip/gzip/none), the ability to transfer the archive to a remote host (via scp), and no obscure archive format (it is a normal compressed tar file)



version 2.0.10 (stable)
released on 8 August 2005

VCS Checkout

:pserver:anonymous@elektron.atoom.net:/var/cvs co hdup16


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Janet Casey

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17 July 2002

Leaders and contributors

Miek Gieben Maintainer
Milan Gigel Contributor
Petr Divina Contributor
Wouter van Gils Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,SupportE-mailmailto:hdup-user@frodo.miek.nl
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/hdup
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/hdup

Software prerequisites

Required to useGNU tar
Weak prerequisitePortable OpenSSH
Weak prerequisitemcrypt

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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