Install client on Debian or Ubuntu from sources
On this page you will find step by step instructions to build, install and setup UrBackup on a Debian/Ubuntu GNU Linux system.
Install the dependencies UrBackup needs: WxWidgets >= 2.9.0
On Debian/Ubuntu you can do that with
apt or your favourite package manager:
apt install build-essential "g++" libwxgtk3.0-dev "libcrypto++-dev" libz-dev
Download the UrBackup client source files and extract them via e.g.
wget https://hndl.urbackup.org/Client/2.4.10/urbackup-client-2.4.10.tar.gz tar xzf urbackup-client-2.4.10.tar.gz
Build the UrBackup client and install it:
cd urbackup-client-2.4.10 ./configure make -j4 sudo make install
Make sure that the UrBackup client backend runs correctly:
sudo urbackupclientbackend -v info
Start the UrBackup client backend on startup by adding it e.g. to rc.local:
sudo chmod +x /etc/rc.local editor /etc/rc.local
/usr/local/sbin/urbackupclientbackend -d before the
Start the UrBackup client frontend and setup your paths by executing
and clicking on the tray icon and add paths. You can also do that on the server.