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 x86_64
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.i586.rpm 7.5 i586 openSUSE Archiving Backup
areca - - -


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/usr/bin/env -
java - -


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application() -
application(areca.desktop) -
areca = 7.5-11.7
areca(x86-64) = 7.5-11.7 -


Type URL
Binary Package areca-7.5-11.7.x86_64.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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