Last Updated on: 28th April 2022, 11:52 am
Call for translating & testing: Sparky Backup Sys 20180327.
Sparky Backup Sys is a Yad based GUI to Sparky Backup Core tool.
The Sparky Backup Core provides scripts to make a bootable iso image of your Sparky installation and the Advanced Installer as well.
All Sparky Backup related tools have been localized (English and Polish available now) so translate the tools to your language, please.
There are 3 backup packages, but 4 locale files to be translated:
The English locales can be downloaded from Sparky’s Wiki page:
The latest versions of the packages are placed in Sparky ‘unstable’ repos, so if you would like to test them, do:
sudo nano /etc/apt/preferences.d/sparky
changing sparky unstable pin from 500 to 1001:
Pin: release o=SparkyLinux,a=unstable
Enable Sparky ‘unstable’ repository, located in:
Then refresh package list
sudo apt-get update
To test Sparky Backup Sys on your Sparky installation, install 3 packages:
sudo apt-get install sparky-backup-core sparky-backup-desktop sparky-backup-sys
To test Sparky Advanced Installer on Sparky Live system, install 2 packages:
sudo apt-get install sparky-backup-core sparky-backup-desktop