System Tar and Restore – A Versatile System Backup Script for Linux

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Aaron Kili

Aaron Kili is a Linux and F.O.S.S enthusiast, an upcoming Linux SysAdmin, web developer, and currently a content creator for TecMint who loves working with computers and strongly believes in sharing knowledge.

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5 Responses

  1. Ray says:

    The required packages don’t appear to be available, in Linux Mint Xfce 18.3, without adding unspecified repositories.

  2. jonathan says:

    Awesome project ! Thank’s a lot for sharing this.

    I bookmark this article right now !

    I have to try it.


  3. viktor says:

    Any way source directory can be specified rather than whole /? i want it to be able to backup a directory and restore it later if required?

    • Aaron Kili says:


      This is actually a system backup tool, but check out the help page to see if you can backup only a specific directory and restore it later if required

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