luckybackup [OPTIONS]... [FILE]...


luckybackup is an application that backs-up and/or synchronizes any directories with the power of rsync



displays this help message


    displays the current version of the application


does not execute tasks that appear with a 'CRITICAL' warning message


executes luckybackup in dry-run (simulation) mode


executes luckybackup in silent mode (just tray notification icon shown)


console mode. Use this, if there is no graphical envrironment available


skips confirmation questions asked to user. Implies -c (console mode)


is the filename of the already created profile that is going to be executed


1. Execute luckybackup gui :

$ luckybackup

2. Execute luckybackup in silent mode for profile '~/.luckyBackup/profiles/BackupHome.profile' :

$ luckybackup --silent ~/.luckyBackup/profiles/BackupHome.profile

3. Execute luckybackup in console mode for profile '~/.luckyBackup/profiles/BackupHome.profile' :

$ luckybackup -c BackupHome.profile

4. Execute luckybackup in console mode for profile '~/.luckyBackup/profiles/BackupHome.profile'

Do not ask any questions and skip all operations that appear CRITICAL after the checks :

$ luckybackup --skip-critical --no-questions ~/.luckyBackup/profiles/BackupHome.profile

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For a complete documentation, please have a look at the application manual via the gui main window help menu.


luckybackup was written by <Loukas Avgeriou>.

This manual page was written by luckyb <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).