Installing Duplicity backup system in Dreamhost account?



I’d like to use Duplicity ( to backup my Dreamhost-hosted websites to the 50GB backup user account that Dreamhost provides every user.

Unfortunately, Duplicity requires librsync, which isn’t installed on Dreamhost machines. I was unable to install librsync correctly into my own account – it didn’t fail, it’s just that Duplicity still couldn’t find librsync.

Has anyone successfully installed Duplicity?


I can’t answer your question, but there are some alternatives which use rsync: