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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on various public social media platforms and blogs. They can help you see what people think about DAR and what they use it for.
  • What's a really niche tool you use that you can't live without?
    Dar is the only tool I know of that supports incremental backups to untrusted remote storage. All the remote sees are giant encrypted blobs. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Uploading encrypted zfs volume to cloud
    DAR is a linux tool that does incremental updates after a snapshot: Source: about 1 year ago
  • How many of you have used ‘tar’ for what it was actually made for?
    I have also used dar ( ) instead of tar for recent disk archives. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Post your favorite programs
    Dar - Like tar, but can do incremental and differential backups with rsync-style binary diffs, only archiving what's changed (and without trusting mtimes like tar --newer does). Source: almost 2 years ago
  • What is your preferred software to back up your data, and why?
    Write compressed, encrypted, sliced archives of the lvm snapshot to HDDs mounted via USB using dar Dar will pause to change HDD every few TiB. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Container for archiving many small files
    If you bundle by date-added, incremental backup stays very simple, as most files never change. If you have to bundle some other way such that all the files are always changing a little bit, some backup tools handle this well and others do not. Dar is a notably unique backup tool that can do differential/incremental binary delta backups and still have the interface "backup data is written to a plain ol' file"... Source: about 2 years ago
  • What program do you use for backup /home folders?
    I use Dar with a bash script. I also sync '/home' to 2 other drives (EmergencyLinux & ExtEmergencyLinux). Source: over 2 years ago
  • Backup programs
    I use 'rsync' for syncing and dar for compressed backups. I invoke them in bash scripts, I wrote, for ease of use. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Compressed archived incremental backup
    Have a look at dar perhaps? It's pretty mature. Source: almost 3 years ago
  • Backup program
    I have been using dar for many decades. I wrote a bash script to implement something like what you want to do. Source: almost 3 years ago
  • Backup and restore entire system
    I use a script to backup parts of the system (it can backup everything but it would not be useful) using 'dar'. It works with 'headers' (one per backup). Source: almost 3 years ago
  • Question for the Linux geeks who can’t stop tinker the system nor clean it.
    Script to create differential backups with [dar]( 'Bkp_Main'. Script to Sync with 'rsync': 'UDir_Main'. Source: about 3 years ago
  • Backup Question - No Joke - Don't Flame Me :(
    There are programs to backup to multiple external disks, like tar, dar and git-annex. So you connect just one drive at a time and when that's full, you connect the next one, and so on until al your data is backed up. Most of them support incremental backups too, so the next time you backup, it only backups files that have changed or have been added since the last backup. Source: about 3 years ago
  • Can't clone or image btrfs partition with Clonezilla
    Depending on the use case it might be a good solution. But it will not copy the boot loader etc. Since it only operates on file system level. fsarchiver is basically an archiving program with support for extended attributes and a bit more. dar is another very capable alternative that also supports incremental backups. Source: about 3 years ago

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