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BackupTheUser

  

KDE4 Brainstorm

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BackupTheUser
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Link:  http://
Downloads:  73
Submitted:  Apr 16 2008

Description:

+ An extremely simple, user friendly and flexible backup system/program
for the Linux Desktop.
The purpose of such a system
would be to back up the preferences,
files, e-mails, bookmarks, movies,
etc, of the user.
Not to backup the system (as an administrator)

+ Extreme Flexibility!
A folder " .backup " would be created,
in the user's directory.
There, other applications would place
their own simple text files,
telling the BackupTheUser program,
or other backup programs
what to back up.
- Example
Firefox would place "firefox.btu",
a simple text file, containing a header,
and paths+descriptions to the bookmarks file,
or other user's preferences files,
or directories.

+ When doing a backup, a dialog would pop up,
allowing the user to choose
which of these files/folders to backup.
Profiles should be supported.

+ The same when doing a restore.

+ Extremely User Friendly!
The user doesn't have to know, in advance,
where all these files are,
and which ones are important
and need to be backed up.
...and neither do the backup programs.
The applications themselves (that is, the developers)
know better. And will provide directions, independently.

+ Of course the user could delete or add his own paths.

+ A better name could be chosen.
And as for the ".btu" extension,
I don't know if it belongs to anyone.

+ I have created a screenshot
of what the pop up dialog might look like
(based on Ktorrent)

+ You can download an example " .btu" file,
from "Download", right beneath,
containing some more specific suggestions.
(I named it ".ini", just for the convenient highlighting in kwrite)




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 flyback

 
 by PARENA on: Apr 16 2008
 
Score 50%

Why not port flyback to KDE? It already has 'everything' you need for backups.

http://code.google.com/p/flyback/


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 Re: flyback

 
 by nknknk on: Apr 16 2008
 
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If I understood correctly,
FlyBack is more like a restore point.
or snapshots type of backup.

I was thinking more of a classical type of backup.
The ones you take
(you are supposed to)
every week and copy on a DVD or External Hard Drive.
So you won't loose your preferences, notes, data, etc...

FlyBack looks more suitable for system stability...


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 Re: Re: flyback

 
 by PARENA on: Apr 16 2008
 
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You're absolutely right. Never mind me. :)


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 Re: flyback

 
 by Fri13 on: Oct 10 2008
 
Score 50%

What you need is rsync what can do snapshots etc. Mandriva has included since 2008 the draksnapshot application what use rsync to do snapshot of system in certain time and you can store speficif amount of snapshots to USB drives or network and restoring is easy, just select what you want and restore.


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 Kamion

 
 by DanaKil on: Apr 26 2008
 
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Look at the Kamion project:
-http://ivan.fomentgroup.org/blog/2007/01/29/kamion-hit-the-kde-svn/
-http://alas.matf.bg.ac.yu/~mr02014/english/main.html

It looks really cool but seems dead :-/


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 Re: Kamion

 
 by nknknk on: May 18 2008
 
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It's approach on how the backup program would work,
is almost identical with my proposal
(descriptions and all that).

But Kamion developers need to know, in advance,
what to back up (and how to describe it).
This is not a problem for major applications
(although a little time consuming) like kmail and firefox.
But there are thousands of applications out there.
And it's impossible for Kamion
or any other program
to know what to back up.

So I would say that Kamion,
has already done 50% of what I propose...


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 Nice idea

 
 by paralis on: Apr 23 2010
 
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I like the idea. Not crazy about the interface but it's a mockup after all ;-)

AND thank you VERY much not calling it 'Kbackuptheuser' or 'kbtu' or 'kwhatever' I'm so tired of those 'knames' lol


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