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fsarchiver 0.8.7

File system back-up, deployment, and migration tool

FSArchiver saves the contents of a file system to a compressed archive file, and restores it to a different file system and/or partition. This partition can be of a different size than the original and FSArchiver will create a new file system if none exists.

All standard file attributes supported by the kernel are preserved, including file permissions, timestamps, symbolic and hard links, and extended attributes.

Each file in the archive is protected by a checksum. If part of the archive is corrupted you'll lose the affected file(s) but not the whole back-up.


Install fsarchiver 0.8.7 as follows:

guix install fsarchiver@0.8.7

Or install the latest version:

guix install fsarchiver

You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the guix shell documentation for more information.