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How to Backup your Desktop using the Vorta Client for Borg

Vorta is a cross-platform open source backup client. It makes managing Borg backups easy and there is no need to run commands in the Terminal.

Vorta is also open source and everyone can contribute to improve the app or look at the source code. Together with Borg, which is also open source, this creates a strong chain of trust. By using Vorta, the user can benefit from all the strong point of Borg and have the convenience of a graphical user interface at the same time. Feature highlights:

  • Encrypted, deduplicated and compressed backups for maximum security and efficiency.
  • Run backups manually or with the built-in scheduler.
  • Pick the Wifis you want to use for backups.
  • View snapshots and quickly mount them to restore files.

For updated instructions on installing and using Vorta, see the official website or join our community on Github.