backintime-gnome - GNOME front-end for backintime

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name backintime-gnome
Package version 1.0.36
Package release 1+deb8u1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 459 B
Download size 48.07 KB
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Back In Time is a framework for rsync, diff and cron for the purpose of
taking snapshots and backups of specified folders. It minimizes disk space use
by taking a snapshot only if the directory has been changed, and hard links
for unmodified files if it has. The user can schedule regular backups using
This is the GNOME front-end for the backintime-common package. If you also
install the package nautilus-actions, it can be integrated with the Nautilus
file manager to provide context-menu options.


Package Version Architecture Repository
backintime-gnome_1.0.36-1+deb8u1_all.deb 1.0.36 all Debian Main
backintime-gnome - - -


Name Value
backintime-common >= 1.0.36-1+deb8u1
menu -
python-glade2 -
python-gnome2 >= 2.22
python-gtk2 -
python-notify -
python:any >= 2.6.6-7~


Type URL
Binary Package backintime-gnome_1.0.36-1+deb8u1_all.deb
Source Package backintime

Install Howto

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




2016-07-23 - Jonathan Wiltshire <>
backintime (1.0.36-1+deb8u1) jessie; urgency=medium
* Add missing dependency on python-dbus (Closes: #831349)
2014-10-26 - Jonathan Wiltshire <>
backintime (1.0.36-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Acknowledge NMU; thanks Julian
* New upstream release
(LP: #1340131, #1335545, #1276348, #1332126, #1316288, #1269991)
* Install libnotify plugin in common package
* debian/watch: consider only numeric versions
* d/rules: add additional files to be removed in clean
* Standards version 3.9.6 (no changes)
* Update debian/copyright (Closes: #747212)
* Add patch header to install-docs-move.patch
* d/control: add additional suggested packages and tweak GNOME
package description (Closes: #745122)
2014-01-02 - Julian Gilbey <>
backintime (1.0.34-0.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload
* New upstream release (Closes: #707198, #730341, #727213)
* Remove portable-configure patch, as now applied upstream; extend
desktop-su patch to include kde4
* Moved documentation from /usr/share/doc/backintime to
/usr/share/doc/backintime-common, as there is no "backintime" binary
* Updated debian/watch to match new repository filenames
* Might also close some of the other outstanding bugs; these need to be
2012-05-20 - Jonathan Wiltshire <>
backintime (1.0.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #656855, #642050)
* Patch kde-html-dir.patch merged upstream
* Standards version 3.9.3 (no changes required)
2011-07-05 - Jonathan Wiltshire <>
backintime (1.0.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 1.0.8
* Patch no-empty-figures.patch is applied upstream
* Install KDE documentation to /usr/share/doc/kde/* (Closes: #628429)
(LP: #806138)
* Standards version 3.9.2 (no changes)
* Migrate from python-support to dh_python2
2011-01-03 - Jonathan Wiltshire <>
backintime (1.0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (LP: #675696)
* Don't create empty directories during build (patch no-empty-
figures.patch) (LP: #696663)
* Upload to unstable
2010-12-03 - Jonathan Wiltshire <>
backintime (1.0.4-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release
Closes: #555293
LP: #409130 #507246 #528518 #534829 #522618
* Update debian/copyright
* The following patches are either integrated or fixed properly
upstream: no-chmod-777.patch allow-root-backup.patch
* Refactor remaining patches and make the headers DEP-3 compliant
* Convert to source format 3.0 (quilt) and drop quilt dependency and
* Don't depend on a specific version of Python; let dh_python choose
the best option
* Remove the "earlier-than" restriction for the Conflicts on
* Standards version 3.9.1 (no changes required)
* Update my email address
2010-07-12 - Jonathan Wiltshire <>
backintime (0.9.26-4) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: depend on the menu packages for both GNOME and KDE
front-ends, so we can use su-to-root on headless systems (LP:
* Patch allow-root-backup.patch: allow backup of root directory,
cherry-picked from upstream (LP: #588841) - thanks to jerico
* Explicitly declare source format 1.0
* Standards version 3.9.0 (no changes)
2009-09-07 - Jonathan Wiltshire <>
backintime (0.9.26-3) unstable; urgency=high
* Fix typo in debian/rules
* New patch no-chmod-777.patch to stop common/ from making
all files world-readable and writeable before deleting a backup.
(Closes: #543785) - thanks to RĂ©mi Vanicat, Bart de Koning

See Also

Package Description
backintime-kde_1.0.36-1+deb8u1_all.deb KDE front-end for backintime
backup-manager-doc_0.7.10.1-2_all.deb documentation package for Backup Manager
backup-manager_0.7.10.1-2_all.deb command-line backup tool
backup2l_1.5-7_all.deb low-maintenance backup/restore tool
backupninja_1.0.1-2_all.deb lightweight, extensible meta-backup system
backuppc_3.3.0-2+deb8u1_amd64.deb high-performance, enterprise-grade system for backing up PCs
bacula-client_5.2.6+dfsg-9.3_all.deb network backup service - client metapackage
bacula-common-mysql_5.2.6+dfsg-9.3_amd64.deb network backup service - MySQL common files
bacula-common-pgsql_5.2.6+dfsg-9.3_amd64.deb network backup service - PostgreSQL common files
bacula-common-sqlite3_5.2.6+dfsg-9.3_amd64.deb network backup service - SQLite v3 common files
bacula-common_5.2.6+dfsg-9.3_amd64.deb network backup service - common support files
bacula-console-qt_5.2.6+dfsg-9.3_amd64.deb network backup service - Bacula Administration Tool
bacula-console_5.2.6+dfsg-9.3_amd64.deb network backup service - text console
bacula-director-common_5.2.6+dfsg-9.3_amd64.deb network backup service - Director common files
bacula-director-mysql_5.2.6+dfsg-9.3_amd64.deb network backup service - MySQL storage for Director