slbackup - Skolelinux Backup system

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename slbackup_0.0.12-10_all.deb
Package name slbackup
Package version 0.0.12
Package release 10
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category admin::backup implemented-in::perl interface::daemon network::server role::program utils
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Debian Edu Packaging Team <>
Download size 35.74 KB
Installed size 152.00 KB
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_0.0.12-10_all.deb 0.0.12 all Debian Main
slbackup - - -


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


Type URL
Binary Package slbackup_0.0.12-10_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




2019-02-08 - Holger Levsen <>
slbackup (0.0.12-10) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* d/control:
- drop long gone homepage on Alioth, add debian/source/lintian-overrides
to make lintian happy.
- switch from cdbs to dh. Stop shipping outdated TODO file. (Should be
dropped upstream.)
- use the new debhelper-compat(=11) notation and drop d/compat.
- bump standards version to 3.4.0, no changes needed.
- add "Rules-Requires-Root: no" to support building as non-root.
- drop pre-depends on dpkg version satisfied in squeeze.
* d/ drop file.
* d/copyright: drop removed files.
2018-06-02 - Mike Gabriel <>
slbackup (0.0.12-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/changelog:
+ Fix language name and a missing white space in prev stanza.
* debian/watch:
+ Update to new (maybe temporary) upstream tarball download location.
* debian/control:
+ Update Vcs-*: fields. Packaging Git has been migrated to
+ Bump Standards-Version: to 4.1.4. No changes needed.
* debian/<scripts>:
+ Rename to slbackup.<script>.
* debian/{control,rules}:
+ Switch to CDBS. Add get-orig-source target.
* debian/*:
+ White-space cleanup at EOL.
* debian/{control,compat}:
+ Bump to DH compat level 10.
* debian/copyright:
+ Add auto-generated file.
+ Convert to DEP-5 format.
* debian/slbackup.install:
+ Add so that DH correctly installs the source files into the bin:pkg
* lintian:
+ Fails to parse Perl'ish postinst script. Add override for failing
missing-call-to-dpkg-maintscript-helper check."
* debian/upstream/metadata:
+ Comply with DEP-12 upstream metadata enhancement proposal.
* debian/upstream/signing-key.asc:
+ Add upstream maintainer's (my own) GnuPG pubkey.
2017-01-23 - Mike Gabriel <>
slbackup (0.0.12-8) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Petter Reinholdtsen ]
* debian/po: Updated Japanese debconf translation. (Closes: #816344).
Thanks to Takuma Yamada.
[ Mike Gabriel ]
* debian/po: Add Brazilian Portuguese debconf translation. (Closes: #816953).
Thanks to Adriano Rafael Gomes.
* debian/control:
+ Bump Standards-Version: to 3.9.8. No changes needed.
+ Use https:// URLs for Vcs-*: fields.
* debian/{control,compat}:
+ Bump DH version level to 9.
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.

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