Welcome to Attic¶
Attic is a deduplicating backup program written in Python.
The main goal of
Attic is to provide an efficient and secure way
to backup data. The data deduplication technique used makes
suitable for daily backups since only the changes are stored.
Easy to use¶
$ attic init /somewhere/my-repository.attic $ attic create /somewhere/my-repository.attic::Monday ~/Documents $ attic create --stats /somewhere/my-repository.attic::Tuesday ~/Documents Archive name: Tuesday Archive fingerprint: 387a5e3f9b0e792e91ce87134b0f4bfe17677d9248cb5337f3fbf3a8e157942a Start time: Tue Mar 25 12:00:10 2014 End time: Tue Mar 25 12:00:10 2014 Duration: 0.08 seconds Number of files: 358 Original size Compressed size Deduplicated size This archive: 57.16 MB 46.78 MB 151.67 kB All archives: 114.02 MB 93.46 MB 44.81 MB
See the Quick Start chapter for a more detailed example.
- Quick Start
- Frequently asked questions
If you’ve found a bug or have a concrete feature request, you can add your bug report or feature request directly to the project’s issue tracker. For more general questions or discussions, a post to the mailing list is preferred.
To subscribe to the list, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and reply to the confirmation mail. Likewise, to unsubscribe, send an email to email@example.com and reply to the confirmation mail.