Commit f31634a6 authored by Sophie Herold's avatar Sophie Herold

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# Pika Backup
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Doing backups the easy way. Plugin your USB drive and let the Pika do the rest for you.
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<p><b>Features</b></p>
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Doing backups the easy way. Plugin your USB drive and let the Pika do the rest for you.
[<img width='240' alt='Download on Flathub' src='https://flathub.org/assets/badges/flathub-badge-en.png' />](https://flathub.org/apps/details/org.gnome.World.PikaBackup)
### Features
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<li>Setup new backup repositories or uses existing ones</li>
<li>Create backups locally and remote</li>
<li>Save time and disk space because Pika Backup does not need to copy known data again</li>
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<li>List created archives and browse through their contents</li>
<li>Recover files or folders via your file browser</li>
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Pika Backup is powered by the well-tested borg-backup software.
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<p><b>Limitations</b></p>
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Currently, scheduled backups support are not supported. Excluding files from a backup via regular expressions and alike is not implemented yet. Remote backup locations must support SSH and need to have a borg-backup binary installed.
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Pika Backup is powered by the well-tested borg-backup software.
### Limitations
Currently, scheduled backups are not supported. Excluding files from a backup via regular expressions and alike is not implemented yet. Remote backup locations must support SSH and need to have a borg-backup binary installed.
![Pika Backup Setup](/uploads/596347a2e99be37c3f8a035b75cea8ea/pika-pile-1.png)
### Alternative software
- [Vorta](https://flathub.org/apps/details/com.borgbase.Vorta), borg-backup as backend, supports scheduled backups, Qt frontend for advanced users
- [Déjà Dup Backups](https://flathub.org/apps/details/org.gnome.DejaDup), duplicity (librsync) as backend, supports scheduled backups, GTK frontend
## Build
You need [Rust](https://rustup.rs/) to build Pika
```sh
$ apt install libgtk-3-dev
$ cargo run --release
```
or you can use flatpak
```sh
$ ./build-aux/flatpak-build.bash
$ cargo run
```
**Debug**
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