Best Backup software for Ubuntu 8.10

Derek Broughton derek at
Fri Apr 3 17:14:34 UTC 2009

NoOp wrote:

> On 04/03/2009 07:52 AM, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Robert Parker wrote:
>>>> But, as Derek stated it's a utility, rsync is not some GUI that lets
>>>> you click, click and done. And. as Chris pointed out, the manual page
>>>> needs to be consulted.
>>> Since when was a backup utility required to be a GUI? Though many are.
>> It's not - and I didn't quite say that - but I'd consider unison to be
>> closer to being a backup application (though that's not its real
>> purpose), and rsync is the tool it uses to do its job.
> Ah. Thanks for that, I'll give that a look.
> I've been using grsync; it's a very nice gui front-end to rsync (albeit
> slightly limited).

Note, unison _isn't_ a gui app, but I'm pretty sure there's a gtk front end
for it

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