Version 0.4.9

  • Various changes due to Qt5 compatibility
  • Minor modify dialog fixes
  • Fixed issue: libpng 1.6+ iCCP warnings
  • Fixed issue: compiler warning - overflow in implicit constant conversion
  • Fixed issue: segfault when exiting app at certain circumstances
  • Fixed issue: qfiledialog, QDataStream inclusion

Version 0.4.8

  • Added option to disable TLS for email reports
  • Added some (useful) statistics at the end of a profile run
  • Added destination disk free space at information window
  • Minor modifications to "modify task" dialog
  • View of remote places is now available through the "manage backup" dialog
  • Default email options are now loaded when a new profile is created
  • Split of full email command to command & arguments
  • Changed the default exclude "system folders" from "/dev /proc /sys /var" to "/dev /proc /sys /run /var/run"
  • Safety checks of mount-points now include deeper levels in paths than /media/<1st-level>/ and /mnt/<1st-level>/
  • Added support for vss implementation (windows)
  • Added support for nt-streams (windows)
  • Added support for e-mail notifications (windows)
  • Added various libs used for the windows port
  • Fixed issue: When one or more items were manually removed from an existing schedule list, LB would delete entries from the bottom of the list instead, when the cronIT button is pressed.
  • Fixed issue: Progress bar did not update normally
  • Fixed issue: Segmentation fault under certain circumstances, when --skip-critical is used as an argument and there exists one or more actual CRITICAL tasks.
  • Fixed issue: Confusion at task list when an item's box state changed.
  • Fixed issue (windows): Warning message regarding the changes.log files during a run

Version 0.4.7

  • Introduced compatibility for the windows port
  • Improved OS2 compatibility for snapshots
  • Added option to compress the logfile before sending it via e-mail
  • Added next/previous error buttons at commands output window
  • Added feature to backup profile, log and snapshot data to the destination after a task run
  • Added protection rule: Exclude list is disabled when user selects "only include", to avoid confusion
  • Added a "repeat-on-fail" feature for running tasks
  • Added "quite mode" during run, to only display errors and important messages
  • Added the ".gvfs" folder as an exclude template
  • Added "--super" and "--numeric-ids" as command options templates
  • Added option to schedule profile runs on an hourly basis
  • Changed the global settings file from Qvariant to simple text
  • Changed the schedule file from Qvariant to simple text
  • Changed the profile import/export feature so that logs and snapshot data are included too
  • Fixed issue: email feature sent the oldest logfile instead of the newest one
  • Fixed issue: email feature reported "process timeout"
  • Fixed various issues when spaces are used at a remote path
  • Fixed issue: Creation of the snapshot directory at a remote destination when the max No. of snapshots was not reached
  • Fixed issue: wrong snapshot directory name when remote source was used
  • Updated manual

Version 0.4.6

  • Fixed issue: Older snapshots restore did not always work as expected
  • Fixed issue: ".changes.log" files sometimes did not update their lines normaly
  • Improved gui. Thank you Michael :)
  • Changed default help browser size
  • Increased the limit of maximum snapshots
  • Improved OS2 compatibility for snapshots
  • Updated manual

Version 0.4.5

  • Added feature to email a report after backup
  • Added a "shutdown system when finished" feature (looks much cooler within kde)
  • Added move & edit options for the "exclude", "include", "command options" and "also execute" lists of items
  • Added option to delay @reboot scheduled jobs so as to allow the graphical environment to launch
  • Added conditional statements (stop task execution on error) for the "also execute" commands, in the form of a check-box
  • Added a command line argument to display current application version
  • Added extra directory check for mounted filesystems under /media or /mnt
  • Added actions after a profile/task rename, removal or deletion that will pass the changes to the snapshot & log files
  • Changed tray baloon notification to something that does not remind of windowz (only for kde-normal user)
  • Reduced the 2 backup task types to 1 and added a checkbox instead. Seemed like the 2 backup types were confusing to many
  • Save profile button is now greyed when not needed
  • Various (well, lots actually) changes to make LB more "OS/2 compatible"
  • Fixed issue Useless lines accumulating within .profile files
  • Fixed issue When the gpl license is not available no feedback to user was available
  • Fixed issue Profile actions toolbar was not visible when gui run from command-line with a profile argument
  • Fixed issue Profile execution pause, when an "also execute" command reported error (eg fail to start, timeout etc)
  • Updated manpage
  • Updated manual

Version 0.4.4

  • Fixed issue Displayed task last execution time at the main window, was always "not available" (thank you Michele)
  • Added support for snapshots when remote destination is used.

Version 0.4.3

  • Fixed issue Fail to add a new schedule, due to an "invalid profile" message.
  • Fixed annoying gui freeze while calculating differences between a snapshot & the source. Also added a "STOP caclulations" button.
  • Fixed issue Seg fault occurs when a system tray notification area is not available and LB is minimized to tray (eg scheduled jobs).
  • Minor gui improvements.

Version 0.4.2

  • Added extra description field for profiles and individual tasks.
  • Change .profile files to simple text so that they can be edited directly (original profiles are backed-up to ~/.luckyBackup/profiles/backups/ just in case).
  • Improved logviewer to handle huge files much faster.
  • Fixed issue Normal user menu entry title is "luckybackup (super user)".
  • Fixed issue When using remote destination, a directory named exactly as the destination, will be created localy.
  • Fixed issue Non-workings links inside manual, when application is run from command-line
  • Fixed issue The gui freezes when huge amount of information is desplayed in the "commands output" window
  • Updated manual

Version 0.4.1

  • Added feature to restore a snapshot to any local directory
  • Updated manual
  • Improved the cron logfile Different logfiles for each profile, listing results from only the last cronjob
  • Fixed issue Command-line mode fails to execute some tasks within a profile
  • Fixed issue Various snapshots issues when task type is "Backup the entire source directory (by name)"
  • Fixed issue Command-line mode fails to delete older snapshots
  • Fixed issue Specific snapshots can now be deleted if more than one exist
  • Fixed issue Restoring from any snapshot, but the last one, will cause an error to be displayed if the directory .luckybackup-snaphots/XXXXXX has not been created
  • Fixed issue Creation of full path of destination directory if it does not exist
  • Fixed issue Translation of standard yes/no - ok/cancel Qt dialogs
  • Fixed issue Logfiles manipulation when invalid characters are used within the task name
  • Fixed issue Some character encoding issues at command-line mode

Version 0.4.0

  • Added support for snapshots
  • Officialy added feature to manage created backups
     - Restore
     - Delete
     - View log
     - View source & destination
     - Calculate differences between source & destination
  • Updated manual
  • Added option to copy the actual command to be executed, to clipboard, at "validate" dialog, for direct use at a terminal (...or anywhere).
  • Added option to duplicate a profile.
  • Added option to duplicate a task.
  • Added option to use exclude/include patterns from a file.
  • Added "command option" template to support destination FAT/ntfs partitions.
  • Added @reboot option at schedule dialog.
  • Added "view current crontab" option at schedule dialog
  • Added 2 modes for include patterns "Only Include" and "Normal Include".
  • Improved pattern editor.
  • Updated manpage.
  • Improved main gui.
  • Improved help dialog (manual) so that it is visible while the user can interact with the main window.
  • Changed the way of creating RESTORE tasks from within the task properties to a menu entry.
  • Added option to minimize the main window to tray by using the close button when a profile execution is in progress.
  • Improved profiles to implement backward compatibility (older versions of application can load newer version profiles).
  • Fixed check of 2 tasks within the same profile, using identical destination directories and "backup dir contents" as task type.
  • Fixed (hopefully) lots of problems caused by non-standard characters (eg Cyrillic, Greek) especially at schedules and console-mode.
  • Fixed lots of problems when a profile execution was ABORTED by the user
  • Improved propject file for ubuntu, fedora & openSuse compatibility

Version 0.3.5

  • BUG fix Segmentation fault (window vanishes) produced when adding a new task

Version 0.3.4

  • Improved logfiles to a much more useable format
  • Added cool "pattern editor"
  • Added tray notification support
  • Changed "delete files on the destination" as a default option again, together with a WARNING message
  • Added "by-pass WARNING" option as a task property, so that the user has the ability to execute tasks with a WARNING message
  • Added more command line arguments so that that the gui executes the profile given as argument in normal, dry-run or silent mode
  • Improved (simplified) input of a valid profile at command-line mode
  • Indroduced error codes at console mode
  • Improved schedule settings file (please excuse me for no compatibility with older versions)
  • Minor "task properties" dialog improvements
  • Introduced information messages regarding schedules
  • Introduced information messages regarding the current user running LB
  • Fixed schedule dialog bug. When one schedule existed the modify option did not work correctly
  • Added refresh list function, after a profile execution to update the gui
  • Updated manpage
  • Minor gui improvements

Version 0.3.3

  • Changed "Delete files on the Destination" to a non-default option for a new task.
  • Fixed display of license at about dialog
  • Bug fix Checking of same source and destination directories when using remote

Version 0.3.2

  • More fixes to comply with various package standards

Version 0.3.1

  • Bug fix fixed rsync progress window that displayed wrong information about source & destination directories
  • Added backup time-stamps to know when tasks were last executed
  • Updated manpage
  • Minor fixes to comply with various package standards

Version 0.3

  • Completely re-designed gui
  • Added option to execute commands before or after a specific task
  • Bug fix Build errors at some systems (including ubuntu 8.04) that refer to wrong use of the 'count' variable
  • Bug fix Window no more disappears when the user has no write permissions at the destination folder
  • Bug fix Window no more disappears when the user clicks the close button at the task properties dialog
  • Bug fix Same destination of 2 included tasks check fixed

Version 0.2.2

  • Fixed displaying of native language characters in the rsync progress window
  • Added "make install" support for source tarball
  • deb & rpm packages now meet the standards that they should

Version 0.2.1

  • Bug fix Command-line mode no more asks for an X-Server to execute
  • Bug fix Scheduling is now supported for all users including the super-user
  • Bug fix Remote connections actually work now -)
  • Added v0.2 manual
  • Added ssh specific port support
  • Added translation to other languages support using .ts files
  • Added Greek & Czech language support (gui only)
  • Improved checks for safer backups and data protection
  • Added the “validate” option to the operation properties window
  • Improved “save/load profile” code. After this version don't worry if your saved profile will work at the next release.

Version 0.2

  • Completely changed gui
  • Added support for infinite number of operations for each profile
  • Added command line support
  • Added support for scheduling of certain profiles execution via cron
  • Added support for remote connections
  • Added SSH support for remote connections
  • Added option to restore an operation
  • Added option to remove/add any rsync option
  • Added support for certain files, folders or patterns transfer only (Only Include) & not whole directory
  • Added support to exclude the transfer of certain files, folders or patterns from an operation
  • Added option to actually see the rsync command to be executed
  • Improved checks to protect user from doing stuff that he/she shouldn't
  • Added simple/advanced mode for every type of user ;-)

Version 0.1.2

  • Help dialog fix
  • Added man page
  • Fixed menu links

Version 0.1.1

  • Fixed bug when user declares 2 or more identical destination directories (or uses the master backup directory for 2 or more tasks) and only the last task would be performed
  • Added manual in html format
  • Added license files
  • Added readme files
  • Added new logo -)
  • Minor gui improvements

Version 0.1

  • Initial release