slbackup - Skolelinux Backup system

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name slbackup
Package version 0.0.12
Package release 7
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 194 B
Download size 39.34 KB
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A backup system designed to back up multiple clients to a server.
slbackup uses rdiff-backup as the underlying backup software.
Clients can be the host installing this package, or other hosts
reachable via a SSH connection (using SSH keys). The host storing the
backup data can be the host installing this package or another host
reachable via a SSH connection (also using SSH keys).


Package Version Architecture Repository
slbackup_0.0.12-7_all.deb 0.0.12 all Ubuntu Universe
slbackup - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
dpkg >=
libconfig-general-perl -
libnet-dns-perl -
logrotate -
perl -
rdiff-backup -


Type URL
Binary Package slbackup_0.0.12-7_all.deb
Source Package slbackup

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install slbackup deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install slbackup




2015-01-16 - Mike Gabriel <>
slbackup (0.0.12-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/slbackup.dirs:
+ Make /var/lib/slbackup an owned directory. Fixes piuparts install/purgal
test. (Closes: #706108).
* debian/po:
+ Add Japanese DebConf translation file. (Closes: #718916). Thanks to
"victory" for providing this!!!
* debian/control:
+ Bump Standards: to 3.9.6. No changes needed.
2014-08-20 - Mike Gabriel <>
slbackup (0.0.12-6) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/slbackup.templates:
+ Typo fix in template text. (Closes: #718254).
* debian/control:
+ Fix Vcs-* URLs. Packaging repo is in pkg-team subfolder of
Alioth's debian-edu Git namespace.
+ Alioth-canonicalize Vcs-Git: field.
+ Bump Standards: to 3.9.5. No changes needed.
2013-04-23 - Mike Gabriel <>
slbackup (0.0.12-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Add patch 001_use-getopt-std.patch: use Getopt:Std instead of Perl 4 era
library (Closes: #696983).
* /debian/control:
+ Use my DD address in Uploaders: field.
+ Package dependency list in multi-line format.
+ Drop libperl4-corelibs-perl from Depends: field.
+ Bump Standards: to 3.9.4, no changes needed.
* /debian/postinst:
+ Make sure the backup directory (server_destdir) as configured via debconf
gets created by postinst script.
2012-07-27 - Mike Gabriel <>
slbackup (0.0.12-4) experimental; urgency=low
* /debian/control:
+ New maintainer, package becomes team-maintained: Debian Edu Packaging
+ Add former maintainer (Morten Werner Forsbring <>) to
+ Bump Standards to 3.9.3.
+ Update Vcs locations in /debian/control. Packaging has moved to
* /debian/po/*:
+ Italian translation added, thanks to Beatrice Torracca.
(Closes: #666917).
* /debian/watch (new):
+ Watch for upstream tarball releases of slbackup.
* Change in conffile management:
+ Drop CRON job /etc/cron.daily/slbackup. Re-enable configuration
of slbackup via debconf templates (closes: #662914).
+ Remove conffile /etc/cron.daily/slbackup via dpkg−maintscript−helper.
2012-01-05 - Morten Werner Forsbring <>
slbackup (0.0.12-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed typo in cron-job (path to configfile). (Closes: #626884)
* Bumped standards-version to 3.9.2
- added dependency to libperl4-corelibs-perl | perl (<< 5.12.3-7) due
to dependency to deprecated
- added recommended build targets build-arch and build-indep to
* Translations
- Dutch, thanks to Jeroen Schot. (Closes: #651046)
- Vietnamese, thanks to Clytie Siddall. (Closes: #601932)
2010-07-10 - Morten Werner Forsbring <>
slbackup (0.0.12-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Translations:
- Chinese, thanks to YunQiang Su. (Closes: #586281)
- Danish, thanks to Joe Dalton. (Closes: #586598)
- Russian, thanks to Yuri Kozlov. (Closes: #569574)
- Spanish, thanks to Omar Campagne. (Closes: #578034)
2010-02-08 - Morten Werner Forsbring <>
slbackup (0.0.12-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Finn-Arne Johansen ]
* New upstream release
- Encapsulate arguments/locations for rdiff-backup (Closes: #463087)
[ Morten Werner Forsbring ]
* Now shipping cronjob in /etc/cron.daily/ and not creating one in
postinst (requirement from Debian Policy that it must be conffile).
* Drop debconfig question about backuptime (cron will handle this).
* Bumped standards-version to 3.8.4.
* Bumped debhelper compatibility level to 7.
* Moved debhelper to Build-Depends and bumped it to >= 7.
* Updated debian/copyright.
* Fixed Vcs-Browser URL due to Alioth upgrade, and move to SVN.
(Closes: #528294)
* Added Homepage-field to debian/control.
* Translations:
- Russian, thanks to Yuri Kozlov. (Closes: #529050)

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