I have always felt that forking an open source project is mostly a waste of energy because for the most part you get 1, 1 rather than 1+1, in other words the synergy of working together is lost by forking. Secondly forking divides the community. Today, there are a lot of advocates of forking, and […]More
On 2 August Marco van Wieringen added a 486 line patch that changed 14 files (SHA e2f8f223…) to the Bareos public repository, which Bareos is permitted to do providing they respect the Bacula copyright. The disingenuous comment with the commit is: “Backport some obvious fixes for the core from Bacula 7“. These fixes are anything […]More
Bacula is a set of Open Source, computer programs that permit you (or the system administrator) to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds. Bacula is relatively easy to use and very efficient, while offering many advanced storage management features that make it easy to find and recover lost or damaged files. In technical terms, it is an Open Source, network based backup program.
According to Source Forge statistics (rank and downloads), Bacula is by far the most popular Open Source program backup program.
Bacula.org is the community home of the Bacula project, for developers and contributors. Here you can find the latest release of Bacula, along with full documentation.
Bacula Systems is the commercial support, services and training organization for Enterprises using Bacula. It can be found at: www.baculasystems.com
It is possible to purchase the latest Bacula Enterprise Windows binaries, for use with all recent Bacula community releases at www.baculasystems.com
Most of the Bacula source code is released under the AGPL version 3 license. If you wish additional details, please follow the License link in the General menu.
The Documentation link takes you to a page where you can access all the available Bacula documentation (HTML, PDF, and TGZ) both for the officially released version and for the current code under development in the Source Forge GIT. The development version of the manual typically has more documentation, but may also document new features that are not in the released version. The Developer’s Guide presents important information for users who want to contribute to the Bacula project.
Bacula is released on SourceForge where you can download the software.
You may also use the links in the Downloads menu for more information. In particular, Current Files link takes you to the currently available downloads, and the All Downloads link takes you to a list of all files ever released to SourceForge.