rsync backup for Android

rsync backup for Android

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The application is for advanced Linux/Unix users who want to copy data to/from a remote server using rsync (don't install it if you know nothing about rsync and SSH). It supports Remote Notifier notifications and provides Locale/Tasker plug-in, which helps in automating backups.

Tags: rsync, rsync backup, rsync4, rsync ssh, using rsync as a backup solutions, backup, rsync backup automatic, rsync local, rsyncbackup, install rsync.

Recently changed in this version

- Android Lollipop support
- several bugfixes, including: hostname resolution, "no matching algo kex" message

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Comments and ratings for rsync backup for Android
  • (16 stars)

    by Anders Larsson on 26/12/2014

    Take my money!

  • (16 stars)

    by Nikhil Wanpal on 24/12/2014

    Thanks for the update, fixes issues on lollipop.

  • (16 stars)

    by Nick Templeton on 16/12/2014

    I REALLY like this app, and it does exactly what I want - allows me to use rsync over SSH on my phone. I can't give it 5 stars though because of some simple annoying quirks, particularly not turning off autocorrect and/or autocomplete on the configuration fields. I can't stand it when I'm entering a hostname only to have the autocorrect mess it up when I enter a '.'

  • (16 stars)

    by Tim Ricketts on 13/12/2014

    This is an excellent app, but it doesn't work with Android 5 Lollipop. It just says: "error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported."

  • (16 stars)

    by Justin M Teal on 13/12/2014

    I have issues connecting when on LTE, Can only connect on WiFi. Emailed Dev to inquire whether this was a limitation of the app or possibly android or maybe even my particular service provider. I also had a question about permissions and setting timestamps. NO REPLY. Otherwise, this app is simple to use, and quite powerful if you're familiar with command line rsync. If not a Google search for "ma

  • (16 stars)

    by Tim Conrad on 11/12/2014

    A well done tool! The directions on his site are very helpful to get started properly. I wish I would have found this sooner.

  • (16 stars)

    by gERD Schaufelberger on 10/12/2014

    I love this app. It syncs all my photos and stuff from the phone. This way I don't have to worry about backup or missing files. Also it saves a lot of time because you only have to set it up once and the just hit the fire-and-forget button. I'm glad, that the new version (2.0.1) works with Android 5.

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