Release date: 
Wednesday, 23 May, 2018



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A powerful, fast and reliable backup & sync tool. Application developed using framework Qt4.

This software is distributed in two modes:
  • as compressed package that you have to download and manually install; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too;
  • as RPM package; you can install it using your favorite rpm package manager, that will take care to download and install both the software and its prerequisites.
Choose the installation mode that you prefer. Please note that not all the versions are available in both the installation modes.

Installation with rpm

This program is installable using the rpm package manager. See below for the install string. Required prerequisites are automatically processed by the package manager and, if needed, downloaded and installed.

luckybackup-0.4.9-2.oc00 (23/05/2018)
Repository: Netlabs stable
Install with ANPM or running the command:
yum install luckybackup

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP/7 ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

You can install the prerequisites with rpm running the following string in a command line:

yum install libc libcx libgcc1 libssp libstdc++6 libstdc++ libsupc++6 libsupc++ libgcc-fwd libqt4 libqt4-gui libqt4-webkit libqt4-sql-mysql libqt4-sql-psql

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

luckyBackup v. 0.4.9 (23/5/2018, Netlabs) Readme/What's new
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Version 0.4.9 : * Various changes due to Qt5 compatibility * Minor modify dialog fixes * Fixed issue: libpng 1.6+ iCCP warnings * Fixed issue: compiler warning - overflow in implicit constant conversion * Fixed issue: segfault when exiting app at certain circumstances * Fixed issue: qfiledialog, QDataStream inclusion ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
luckyBackup v. 0.4.8 (27/10/2014, Netlabs) Readme/What's new
Version 0.4.8 : * Added support for vss implementation (windows) * Added support for nt-streams (windows) * Added support for e-mail notifications (windows) * Added various libs used for the windows port * Added option to disable TLS for email reports * Added some (useful) statistics at the end of a profile run * Added destination disk free space at information window * Minor modifications to "modify task" dialog * View of remote places is now available through the "manage backup" dialog * Default email options are now loaded when a new profile is created * Split of full email command to command & arguments * Changed the default exclude "system folders" from "/dev /proc /sys /var" to "/dev /proc /sys /run /var/run" * Safety checks of mount-points now include deeper levels in paths than /media/<1st-level>/ and /mnt/<1st-level>/ * Fixed issue: When one or more items were manually removed from an existing schedule list, LB would delete entries from the bottom of the list instead, when the cronIT button is pressed. * Fixed issue: Progress bar did not update normally * Fixed issue: Segmentation fault under certain circumstances, when --skip-critical is used as an argument and there exists one or more actual CRITICAL tasks. * Fixed issue: Confusion at task list when an item's box state changed. * Fixed issue (windows): Warning message regarding the changes.log files during a run
luckyBackup v. 0.4.7 (13/3/2012, Netlabs) Readme/What's new
Version 0.4.7 : * Introduced compatibility for the windows port * Improved OS2 compatibility for snapshots * Added option to compress the logfile before sending it via e-mail * Added next/previous error buttons at commands output window * Added feature to backup profile, log and snapshot data to the destination after a task run * Added protection rule: Exclude list is disabled when user selects "only include", to avoid confusion * Added a "repeat-on-fail" feature for running tasks * Added "quite mode" during run, to only display errors and important messages * Added the ".gvfs" folder as an exclude template * Added "--super" and "--numeric-ids" as command options templates * Added option to schedule profile runs on an hourly basis * Changed the global settings file from Qvariant to simple text * Changed the schedule file from Qvariant to simple text * Changed the profile import/export feature so that logs and snapshot data are included too * Fixed issue: email feature sent the oldest logfile instead of the newest one * Fixed issue: email feature reported "process timeout" * Fixed various issues when spaces are used at a remote path * Fixed issue: Creation of the snapshot directory at a remote destination when the max No. of snapshots was not reached * Fixed issue: wrong snapshot directory name when remote source was used * Updated manual
luckyBackup v. 0.4.5 (14/3/2011, Netlabs) Readme/What's new
Version 0.4.5 : * Added feature to email a report after backup * Added a "shutdown system when finished" feature (looks much cooler within kde) * Added move & edit options for the "exclude", "include", "command options" and "also execute" lists of items * Added option to delay @reboot scheduled jobs so as to allow the graphical environment to launch * Added conditional statements (stop task execution on error) for the "also execute" commands, in the form of a check-box * Added a command line argument to display current application version * Added extra directory check for mounted filesystems under /media or /mnt * Added actions after a profile/task rename, removal or deletion that will pass the changes to the snapshot & log files * Changed tray baloon notification to something that does not remind of windowz (only for kde-normal user) * Reduced the 2 backup task types to 1 and added a checkbox instead. Seemed like the 2 backup types were confusing to many * Save profile button is now greyed when not needed * Various (well, lots actually) changes to make LB more "OS/2 compatible" * Fixed issue: Useless lines accumulating within .profile files * Fixed issue: When the gpl license is not available no feedback to user was available * Fixed issue: Profile actions toolbar was not visible when gui run from command-line with a profile argument * Fixed issue: Profile execution pause, when an "also execute" command reported error (eg fail to start, timeout etc) * Updated manpage * Updated manual
Record updated last time on: 24/05/2018 - 04:29


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