flexbackup - Flexible backup script

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 42.2
Repository openSUSE Archiving Backup all
Package name flexbackup
Package version 1.2.1
Package release 2.2
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 259.79 KB
Download size 71.40 KB
Official Mirror ftp.gwdg.de
A flexible backup tool
o Easy to configure
o Uses dump, afio, GNU tar, cpio, star, pax, or zip archivers
o Full and numbered levels of incremental backup (acts like "dump")
o Compression and buffering options for all backup types
o Does remote filesystems (over rsh/ssh; no special service)
o Can backup only files not owned by rpm, or changed from rpm version
o Writes to tapes, on-disk archive files, or on-disk directory trees
o Keeps a table of contents so you know archives are on each tape
o Nice log files


Package Version Architecture Repository
flexbackup - - -


Name Value
/usr/bin/perl -
fileutils -
findutils -
gzip -
xz -


Name Value
config(flexbackup) = 1.2.1-2.2
flexbackup = 1.2.1-2.2


Type URL
Binary Package flexbackup-1.2.1-2.2.noarch.rpm
Source Package flexbackup-1.2.1-2.2.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the openSUSE Archiving Backup repository:
    # zypper addrepo http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/opensuse/repositories/Archiving:/Backup/openSUSE_Leap_42.2/ opensuse-archiving-backup
  2. Install flexbackup rpm package:
    # zypper install flexbackup




2015-03-05 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Remove _service
- Rebase patches
2014-04-28 - ondrusek.jan@gmail.com
- add Gentoo patches, some fixes, perl deprecation fixes, lzma support
2014-04-28 - ondrusek.jan@gmail.com
- remove some of the RPMLINT warnings, INSTALL not part of the package
2009-08-02 - vlado@suse.cz
- initialization
Stable version: 1.2.1 (Oct 10 2003)

See Also

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