areca - A personal backup solution

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Archiving Backup all
Package name areca
Package version 7.5
Package release 11.7
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Installed size 3.97 MB
Download size 2.73 MB
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Description -


Package Version Architecture Repository
areca-7.5-11.7.x86_64.rpm 7.5 x86_64 openSUSE Archiving Backup
areca - - -


Name Value
/usr/bin/env -
java - -


Name Value
application() -
application(areca.desktop) -
areca = 7.5-11.7
areca(x86-32) = 7.5-11.7 -


Type URL
Binary Package areca-7.5-11.7.i586.rpm
Source Package areca-7.5-11.7.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the openSUSE Archiving Backup repository:
    # zypper addrepo opensuse-archiving-backup
  2. Install areca rpm package:
    # zypper install areca




2017-09-19 -
- Change to use source tarball instead of pre-compiled files:
* Add areca-7.5-src.tar.gz
* Remove unneccesary files:
+  _service
+  _service:download_url:areca-7.5-linux-gtk-32.tar.gz
+  _service:download_url:areca-7.5-linux-gtk-64.tar.gz
+  areca-root.desktop
2016-03-20 -
- Small adjustmends to the desktop files, clean up of specfile
2015-08-29 -
- update to areca version 7.5
* Fixed the issue that prevented archives from being created when there were only deleted files (no new files)
* Fixed a minor issue when reconnecting to a FTP server
2014-12-12 -
- Fix execution in openSUSE 13.2.
2014-12-12 -
- update to areca version 7.4.9
* Fixed compression issue that could occur with filenames containing line breaks.
2014-11-08 -
- update to areca version 7.4.8
* Fixed encryption issued which could occur with recent versions of JREs
2014-06-19 -
- update to areca version 7.4.7
* Fixed a performance regression introduced in v7.4
2014-05-23 -
- update to areca version 7.4.6
* Fixes a concurrency issue that could occur when creating temporary files
* Fixes the SFTP kerberos dialog box issue with Java7
* Fixes SWT issues on 64 bit JREs.
* Fixes a compatibility issue with Java-8
* Chineese translation update.
* Fixes a bug that could occur on Posix systems when the file's owner group was empty - New '%BACKUP_TYPE%' dynamic tag for post-processors (full/incremental/differential)
* Ability to limit Areca's throughput when writing files
* Areca can now use up to 1GB RAM.
2014-01-29 -
- update to areca version 7.4.2
* Fixes a bug in Delta storage that could generate 'out of memory' errors when reading large files.
* Minor memory optimizations
2013-12-14 -
- added root support

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