As of version 0.39.0, FreedomBox now includes a Backups feature. The Backups feature is built using the "borgbackup" Debian package. Borg is a deduplicating and compressing backup program. It is designed for efficient and secure backups.

As the Backups feature is currently still in development, it can only backup data for a limited number of FreedomBox apps. We are working on offering backup support for every app in the FreedomBox system.

As of October 01, 2018, the following apps and features are supported by the Backups feature:

The following apps require no backups and therefor require no integration in the Backups feature:

As of October 01, 2018, we are still working on Backups support for the following apps and feature:

You can find an updated log of our progress here:

How to install and use Backups

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Backups: Step 1

Step 2

Backups: Step 2

Step 3

Backups: Step 3

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Backups: Step 4