Registered by Rob Oakes

Linux Backup, Done Right

With Time Drive it’s easy to keep all of your files files, photos, music and documents backed up. Just set it up, and then let Time Drive do the rest of the work.

Should you ever delete a file that you needed, you can either quickly browse or search your archive for it. And if you need to restore a bunch of files, you can add as many as you like to the queue and restore them with a single click.

While backup should be simple and easy, it should never compromise power or security. Because it uses the open source library, Duplicity, for its backend, Time Drive has both in abundance. It can creates incremental backup copies of files and directories by encrypting tar-format volumes. It can then send those archives to a local drive or over the internet via ftp, ssh/scp, WebDav, or secure WebDav. If that isn’t enough, Time Drive can also be used to backup to remote drives that have been mounted with virtual file systems like sshfs or smbfs.

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Time Drive - Devel
Rob Oakes
GNU GPL v2, MIT / X / Expat Licence

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  • Time Drive 0.3.1 Released on 2010-03-04
    We have released a bug-fix version of Time Drive, 0.3.1 which fixes compatibi...
  • Versions 0.4 and 0.3.1 on 2009-11-22
    Because of a more intense schedule than expected. The releases of new versio...
  • Time Drive 0.3 Released on 2009-10-26
    The Developers are extremely happy to release Time Drive 0.3, available for i...
  • Time Drive 0.2.2 Released on 2009-10-06
    Time Drive 0.2.2 has been released. This version includes a number of minor ...
  • Time Drive 0.2 released on 2009-09-25
    New Features Include: * More Stable. Much of the backend has been rewritten...