Thursday, May 07, 2009

FlyBack

FlyBack is based on rsync and modeled loosely after Apple's Time Machine. Like many rsync-based backup utilities, it creates incremental backups of files which can be restored at a later date.

FlyBack presents a chronological view of a file system, allowing individual files or directories to be previewed or retrieved one at a time.

FlyBack presents the user with a typical file manager style view of their file system, but with additional controls allowing the user to go forward or backward in time.

Apple's Time Machine is a great feature in their OS, and Linux has almost all of the required technology already built in to recreate it. This is a simple GUI to make it easy to use.

Website: http://flyback-project.org/
 
flyback - Google Code

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