Best graphical backup apps for Linux

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A few days ago I showed you some tips and tricks to carry a good security policy. backup. In this other article you will see a list with some of the best backup applications, but they are based on a GUI. That is, so that you can use them from the graphical user interface without having to depend on the terminal.

For Windows operating systems there are many such applications, much of this software is proprietary. However, GNU / Linux distributions they are not far behind, and there are a multitude of quite powerful, simple, and totally free graphical applications, in addition to being open source ...

Here you have a selection with the best tools for backups with graphical interface for Linux:

  • Leave Dup- Very powerful open source application to be able to make backup copies. With it you can select which exact directories you want to copy, the destination of these copies (local or in the cloud on Google Drive), it allows encryption, compression and is fast. Supports full or incremental copies, as well as automatic scheduling.
  • grsync: rsync, a text-based backup tool, sure sounds like you. Well, this is its sister with a graphical interface, to make things easier for you and make copying fast and simple. As its name suggests, you will be able to synchronize directories,
  • T- A powerful open source system backup and restore tool that requires little configuration. In addition, its graphical interface is very clean and intuitive.
  • Back in time: Another open source app for Linux and based on a Qt5 GUI, although it can run in different desktop environments without problem. It is a graphical client for the backintime command line utility.
  • UrBackup: another alternative, also open source, is this one. It is a fast, easy tool with which to have your backup copies ready. Although it has a great limitation, and that is that it only works with NTFS

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