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 Sparky Backup Core provides two tools: Sparky Backup Core provides two tools:
  
-- '​sparkybackup' ​- text based, which creates a new iso image.+  * Sparky Backup ​- text based, which creates a new iso image.
  
-- '​sparkylinux-installer' ​- a text and Yad (GUI) based live installer which lets you install your Sparky based re-spin on a new partition, disk or machine. The tool is called [[advanced_installer|Sparky Advanced Installer]],​ and is available in all Sparky iso images.+  * SparkyLinux Installer ​- a text and Yad (GUI) based live installer which lets you install your Sparky based re-spin on a new partition, disk or machine. The tool is called [[advanced_installer|Sparky Advanced Installer]],​ and is available in all Sparky iso images.
  
 ==== Usage ==== ==== Usage ====
  
-Usage of the '​sparkybackup'​ tool in a text mode is manuall ​only, means all preperations have to be done step by step by you, before starting the process.+Usage of the '​sparkybackup'​ tool in a text mode is manual ​only, preparations need to be done step by step by you, before starting the process.
  
-=== Step 1 - Basic configuration ​===+=== Step 1 - Basic Configuration ​===
  
 The tool configuration is placed in /etc directory: The tool configuration is placed in /etc directory:
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    /​etc/​sparkybackup/​sparkybackup.conf    /​etc/​sparkybackup/​sparkybackup.conf
  
-Edit the file by a text editor, as root, and change ​some options as you like:+Edit the file by a text editor, as root, and change options as you like:
  
-a. Working directory (make sure you need up to 20 GB of space to create 4GB iso image):+  * a. Working directory (make sure you need up to 20 GB of space to create 4GB iso image):
  
    ​WORKDIR="/​home/​sparkybackup-sys"​    ​WORKDIR="/​home/​sparkybackup-sys"​
  
-b. The live system label:+  * b. The live system label:
  
    ​LIVECDLABEL="​SparkyLinux"​    ​LIVECDLABEL="​SparkyLinux"​
  
-c. New iso image name:+  * c. New iso image name:
  
    ​CUSTOMISO="​sparkylinux-4.6-arch-desktop.iso"​    ​CUSTOMISO="​sparkylinux-4.6-arch-desktop.iso"​
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 etc. etc.
  
-do not suggest ​to change ​the live system user name, simply leave is as it is (live).+I suggest ​not changing ​the live system user name, simply leave is as it is (live).
  
-=== Step 2 - Desktop ​configuration ​===+=== Step 2 - Desktop ​Configuration ​===
  
 Your desktop configuration should be copied to the /etc/skel directory to use it in a new live system. Your desktop configuration should be copied to the /etc/skel directory to use it in a new live system.
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 etc., etc. etc., etc.
  
-Make sure that the target folder ​do exist in the '​skel'​ directory. ​+Make sure that the target folder ​exists ​in the '​skel'​ directory. ​
  
-=== Step 3 - Building ​process ​===+=== Step 3 - Building ​Process ​===
  
-After changing all your custom ​setting, the building process can be started via the command:+After creating ​your custom ​settings, the building process can be started via the command:
  
    sudo sparkybackup dist    sudo sparkybackup dist
  
-Building with no errors ​will place your new iso image, package list and check sum files in your working directory. Copy them to other location, before ​buildning ​next one.+A successful build will place your new iso image, package list and check sum files in your working directory. Copy them to other location, before ​building ​next one.
  
 === Step 4 - Cleaning === === Step 4 - Cleaning ===
  
-After the building process ​been completed, and you copied the iso and other stuff to a diffent ​location, you **HAVE** to clean the working directory **BEFORE** making another iso image:+After the building process ​is completed, and you copied the iso and other stuff to a different ​location, you **HAVE** to clean the working directory **BEFORE** making another iso image:
  
    sudo sparkybackup clean    sudo sparkybackup clean
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 ==== Shortcuts ==== ==== Shortcuts ====
  
-Starting from version 20171009, the tool got text line shortcuts called "​spb",​ for example:+Starting from version 20171009, the tool was upgraded with text line shortcuts called "​spb",​ for example:
  
   * spb dist = sparkybackup dist   * spb dist = sparkybackup dist
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-You should ​also read [[tricks_tips|Tricks & Tips]] page.+You might also read the [[tricks_tips|Tricks & Tips]] page. 
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 +<WRAP center box 100%> 
 +|[[sparky_backup_system|<​--- Sparky Backup System]] ​ |  [[start|^ Wiki Start Page ^]]  |  [[sparky_backup_sys|Sparky Backup Sys --->​]]| 
 +</​WRAP>​
  
sparky_backup_core.txt · Last modified: 2019/12/22 01:31 by 8bit