How To Install Systemback 1.7.300 (Open-Source Backup Software) On Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04 And Ubuntu 14.04 Systems

As you may know, Systemback is an application for creating backups similar to Timeshift, enabling the users to fully restore the operating system. It provides the functions of any modern backup software, including: system backup, system restore, system copy, system install, Live system create, system repair and system upgrade.

Starting with version 1.0, Systemback has been ported to Qt5.

The latest version available is Systemback 1.7.300, which brings the below changes only:

  • Add lupin-casper support to the generated loopback.cfg file
  • Add lupin-casper to the recommended packages on 64-bit systems
  • Import new Czech translations

Install Systemback on Ubuntu

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems is easy.

All you need to do is add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the systemback package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemh/systemback
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install systemback

Optional, to remove systemback, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove systemback

 

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2 comments on “How To Install Systemback 1.7.300 (Open-Source Backup Software) On Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04 And Ubuntu 14.04 Systems
  1. Dmclean says:

    To make it work with Linux Mint after installing ‘systemback’, I had to go into ‘synaptic package manager’ and remove ‘casper’. This will install ‘live-tools’ instead but it uninstalls ‘systemback’ too so after that install ‘systemback’ in ‘synaptic package manager’ and it should work fine. ‘Casper’ seems to be the problem with Mint so it runs fine with ‘live-tools’ instead.

  2. kemoz says:

    Hi
    i`m using openSUSE-Leap-42.3
    i trying to install systemback but cannot complete
    $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemh/systemback
    sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found
    i need any way to install this program

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