Utility to helpcreate backupsmore easily.The idea of theprogram is thatall essentialinformation forcreating abackup is in asingle file. Itcan use‘tar’ forcreatingarchives, has acommand lineinterface, andsupportsincrementalbackups.
Lzip is alossless datacompressor witha userinterfacesimilar to theone of gzip orbzip2. Lzip isabout as fastas gzip,compresses mostfiles more thanbzip2, and isbetter thanboth from adata recoveryperspective. The lzip fileformat isdesigned fordata sharingand long-termarchiving,taking intoaccount bothdata integrityand decoderavailability.