Backup-DVD is a simple script to backup the entire system on a rewritable DVD. It is designed to be manily used as a cron job. It logs operations in /var/log/backup.log and sends feedback by email, and it is fully configurable by editing /etc/backup-dvd/backup-dvd.conf. This script cannot be run as sudo; it must be run directly as root.
BackupSW is a backup and file transfer application. It can be used on a single computer or in networked environments across different platforms. Its capabilities include user profiles that capture file selections for common operations, different backup policies, fast and easy file transfers between different types of computers, batch and command line operation modes, filtering based on regular expressions, and advanced operations such as signal generation for mounting file systems.
BackupEDGE provides live system backup and restoration and includes the RecoverEDGE Crash Recovery package. By using this tool, you can create emergency recovery diskettes to rebuild your system in the case of a catastrophic hardware failure. RecoverEDGE handles the details of reconstructing your FDisk, divvy, and/or slice tables, rebuilding your filesystems, and restoring your data, even if your hard drive size and / or geometry has changed. RecoverEDGE uses your live system backups, so there's no need to shut down your system in order to protect it.
Bacula is a set of programs that allow you to manage the backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of different computers. It is based on a client/server architecture and is efficient and relatively easy to use, while offering many advanced storage management features that make it easy to find and recover lost or damaged files.
BPP (Bad Penguin Package) is a format that defines a not-so-new way of packaging software. BPP packages can be installed, removed, updated, restore, etc. You can also recreate a package from the file on your own filesystem, and if you carefully follow the documentation you can automate the process of mantaining packages. The BPP system provide all the tools to automatically download, compile, and install software in source code from the Internet diretly on your PC and assemble it into a package that can be re-distributed.