Syncovery is a good backup software available for Linux. It comes with many features you need to perform cloud backup. It supports many cloud storage such as Box.com, Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3 and some others. You may read our Syncovery review before we go through this tutorial. I am going to start with backup my Linux to Box.com with Syncovery. I hope I have time to write more Syncovery tutorials in the future.
Install Syncovery on Linux
You can follow the instructions on the following links to install Syncovery on Linux
Syncovery uses web UI to configure backups, settings and so on. Usually, it can be accessed via http://localhost:8999
Create a new Backup Profile
From Syncovery web interface, click Add New Profile. New profile creation wizard will open up.
On the Profile settings page, type the new profile name. On the left hand side, enter or browse the directory you want to backup. For example in this case I want to backup my “/home” directory.
On the right side, click Internet since we want to bakcup to Box. From the protocol list, choose Box and then press the small button next to Folder. See the following image.
It will open web browser and Box login page. Enter your Box username and password