MintBackup Alternatives

    MintBackup is described as 'The Linux Mint backup tool' and is an app in the Backup & Sync category. There are nine alternatives to MintBackup for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Cygwin. The best alternative is Duplicati, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MintBackup are rsync (Free, Open Source), Déjà Dup (Free, Open Source), TimeShift (Free, Open Source) and Time Machine (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

    1. Duplicati is a backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on local storage, cloud storage services and remote file servers. The Duplicati project was inspired by Duplicity and had similar functionality until 2008.
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    2. rsync is a software application for Unix which synchronizes files and directories from one location to another while minimizing data transfer using delta encoding when appropriate.
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    3. Déjà Dup is a simple backup tool. It hides the complexity of doing backups the Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regularly) and uses Duplicity as the backend.
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    4. TimeShift for Linux is an application that provides functionality similar to the System Restore feature in Windows and Time Machine tool in Mac OS. TimeShift protects your system by taking incremental snapshots of file system at regular intervals.
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    5. Time Machine is the breakthrough automatic backup that’s built right into Mac OS X. It keeps an up-to-date copy of everything on your Mac — digital photos, music, movies, TV shows, and documents. Now, if you ever have the need, you can easily go back in time to recover anything.


    6. Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux, inspired by "FlyBack project".
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    7. Duplicity is a software suite that provides encrypted, digitally signed, versioned, remote backup of files requiring little of the remote server.
    8. LuckyBackup is an application that backs-up and/or synchronizes any directories with the power of rsync.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Simple system backup and restore application with extra features.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed and supported. Last version, 1.8, released in May 2016, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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