HOW TO INSTALL DUPLICATI BACKUP APP IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A BEST FREE BACKUP SOFTWARE FOR LINUX
In this article we are going to learn How to install Duplicati backup app in Ubuntu 16.04. Duplicati is a open source best free backup software can be used to take incremental backup of your system’s and server’s and store the data on cloud in encrypted format. You can choose any cloud service to store your data through duplicati best free backup software like Google Drive, Dropbox, one drive and so on. Duplicati backup app was written and developed by Kenneth Skovhede on year 2008 using C# (C Sharp) programming language and released under GNU
Now let’s have look at features of Duplicati best free backup software :
- It’s an cross platform application available for major operating system i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windoes, MacOS.
- Supports different web protocols to take backup i.e. WebDAV , SSH, FTP..etc..
- Duplicati backup app uses AES-256 encryption to encrypt the backup data.
- Support various cloud services to store data i.e. Google Drive, Amazon Cloud Drive…etc..
- You can download it’s source code to customize for re-development and even you can use this application for commercial purpose.
- Supports almost 9+ languages.
- The best advantages of Duplicati best free backup software is it’s an web based application Hence you can access the app any where even in mobile.
Follow the below steps to install Duplicati backup app in Ubuntu 16.04 – A best free backup software for Linux
Before start the installation of Duplicati backup app let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable InRelease Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:6 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
After updating the packages & repositories now we have to download the Duplicati best free backup software from it’s official website. So use the below command to download the same.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ wget https://updates.duplicati.com/beta/duplicati_188.8.131.52-1_all.deb # Download the Package --2018-01-19 08:10:22-- https://updates.duplicati.com/beta/duplicati_184.108.40.206-1_all.deb Resolving updates.duplicati.com (updates.duplicati.com)... 220.127.116.11 Connecting to updates.duplicati.com (updates.duplicati.com)|18.104.22.168|:443... connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK Length: 6689276 (6.4M) [application/x-debian-package] Saving to: ‘duplicati_22.214.171.124-1_all.deb’ duplicati_126.96.36.199-1_all.deb 100%[=====================================================================================>] 6.38M 595KB/s in 11s 2018-01-19 08:10:35 (592 KB/s) - ‘duplicati_188.8.131.52-1_all.deb’ saved [6689276/6689276]
As you can see below I have already downloaded the Duplicati backup app .deb package. Refer the output below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ ls -l duplicati_184.108.40.206-1_all.deb # Downloaded Package -rw-rw-r-- 1 elinuxbook elinuxbook 6689276 Aug 1 03:04 duplicati_220.127.116.11-1_all.deb
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Now we are ready to install the Duplicati best free backup software. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -i duplicati_18.104.22.168-1_all.deb # Install the Package Selecting previously unselected package duplicati. (Reading database ... 187320 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack duplicati_22.214.171.124-1_all.deb ... Unpacking duplicati (126.96.36.199-1) ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of duplicati: duplicati depends on mono-runtime (>= 3.0); however: Package mono-runtime is not installed. duplicati depends on libmono-2.0-1; however: Package libmono-2.0-1 is not installed. . . Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Errors were encountered while processing: duplicati
As you can see above the package is asking for some dependencies during installation. So use the below command to download and install all required dependencies to complete the installation.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install -f # Install dependencies Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: dia-common dia-libs libqjson0 mencoder python-cairo python-gobject-2 python-gtk2 Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. The following additional packages will be installed: binfmt-support ca-certificates-mono cli-common gtk-sharp2 gtk-sharp2-examples gtk-sharp2-gapi libappindicator0.1-cil libappindicator1 libgdiplus libglade2-0 . . 12 not fully installed or removed. Need to get 41.0 MB/52.5 MB of archives. After this operation, 197 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation
As you can see above we have successfully installed the Duplicati backup app. Now to confirm the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l duplicati # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii duplicati 188.8.131.52-1 all Backup client for encrypted online backups
Now to open the application just type the command duplicati on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ duplicati # Open the application
OR you can also open the Duplicati backup app using below URL.
Here below I have mentioned the web access of Duplicati best free backup software.
Click on Add backup button to create a new Backup. Refer the snapshot below.
You have to follow the below steps to add a new backup. Refer the snapshot below.
You can also open the application Graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
To uninstall the Duplicati backup app use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r duplicati # Uninstall the Application (Reading database ... 222645 files and directories currently installed.) Removing duplicati (184.108.40.206-1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
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