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       backup-manager - An easy to use backup tool for your Linux box.


         backup-manager [options]


       Backup Manager is an easy-to-use tool for generating archives.

       It  is  designed  with  simplicity  in mind for those who don’t want an
       obfuscated tool for making tarballs.

       There  are  different  methods   for   building   archives:   tarballs,
       incremental  tarballs,  mysql  dumps, svn dump. You can also write your
       own method with a generic method that will execute a command  and  will
       archive its output.

       Every times you run Backup Manager, you can upload archives thanks to a
       couple of upload methods: through FTP, SSH or even with RSYNC.

       It’s also possible to export your archives to removable media like  CDR
       or DVD.


       Backup  Manager’s  behavior  is defined in configuration files. You can
       use different configuration  files  at  the  same  time.   The  default
       configuration file is ‘/etc/backup-manager.conf’.

       An example should have been provided with the program, most of the time
       it’s installed in  ‘/usr/share/backup-manager/backup-manager.conf.tpl’.

       If   you   want   exhaustive  details  about  how  to  write  your  own
       configuration files, please refer to the  Backup  Manager  User  Guide:


       --version Show the version number.

       --verbose|-v Print what happens to STDOUT.

       --no-warnings Disable warnings.

       --help|-h Print a short help message.

       --upload|-u Just upload the files.

       --purge|-p Just purge old archives.

       --burn|-b Just burn the archives.

       --md5check|-m Just perform the MD5 checkup on the CDR/CDRW.

       --conffile|-c file Use an alternate config file.

       --force|-f Force overwrite of existing archives.

       --no-upload Disable the uploading process.

       --no-burn Disable the burning process.

       --no-purge Disable the purging process.


       If  you  find  a  bug  or want to submit a wish-list to the development
       team,  feel  free  to   use   the   official   Bug   Tracking   System:


       To  find  latest  news  and  releases,  come  to  the official website:


       backup-manager-upload(8), ssh-keygen(1)


       Alexis Sukrieh <>