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a simple backup tool


Example: backuping and and restoring a directory’s contents with backr



  • Store different backups in different locations

  • Backup a folder and one or more of its subfolders separately

  • Delete old backups to save space without affecting more recent ones


git clone

cd backr-py

put and in PATH, eg:

ln -s ~/backr-py/ ~/.local/bin

ln -s ~/backr-py/ ~/.local/bin


cd /foo/bar # to backup # to restore


Remove and from PATH then delete the repository