Sparky Backup Sys 20180327

Last Updated on: 20th September 2023, 12:15 pm

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:
– sparky-advanced-installer
– sparky-backup-core
– sparky-backup-desktop
– sparky-backup-sys
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:
Change pinning:
sudo nano /etc/apt/preferences.d/sparky
changing sparky unstable pin from 500 to 1001:
Package: *
Pin: release o=SparkyLinux,a=unstable
Pin-Priority: 500

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

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