Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Systemback is an application for creating backups similar to Timeshift, enabling the users to fully restore the operating system.
The latest version available is Systemback 0.7.6, which has been recently released. Among others, it has support for both full system backup or incremential backup, permitting the users to schedule backups at specified time intervals. Also, it has support for restoring the GRUB2 bootloader, backing up specific folders or partitions only, exclude file types from the backup process, create recovery disks and live CDs.
In this article I will show you how to install Systemback 0.7.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Systemback 0.7.6 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the systemback package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemh/systemback
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install systemback