Duplicati Backup, a powerful backup software for Ubuntu

Duplicati is a free and powerful backup software to store your backup in online storage, local network storage and its available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.  The front end is a web based, so it can be operated and managed through a web browser such as Firefox or Chrome.


Duplicati Features

  • Backup files and folders with strong AES-256 encryption.
  • Save space with incremental backups and data deduplication.
  • Run backups on any machine through the web-based interface or via command line interface.
  • Duplicati has a built-in scheduler and auto-updater.
  • Supports Local drive, Google Drive, Amazon S3, SFTP, FTP Server, WebDAV, Dropbox, Box, Mega.nz, Microsoft One Drive and many more.

How to install Duplicati 2.0 on Ubuntu 16.04

The Duplicati developer provides DEB installation package for Ubuntu and its derivatives. First we need to download the package. Simply use the following link to download.

Download Duplicati 2.0 DEB

Now install the package. I prefer to use gdebi to install the DEB package


Type Y and press enter to confirm the installation. Once installed, Duplicati icon will appear on Dash menu. Click it to open and then your default web browser will open up and you can start using Duplicati.


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