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Yes you can.. but out the box Retrospect doesn't support .deb based linux.

 

You need to convert the linux installer to a deb.

 

Drop me a PM with your email address and I'll send my copy which works fine on Ubuntu.

 

Alternatively, there's a how-to in the suggestions area I think..

 

Rich

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Right, I've just uploaded it some a random online hosting account:

 

http://www.mediafire.com/file/4kub55mdapd01tj/retroclient_7.6.100-2_i386.deb

 

Simply copy to your ubuntu server (tmp folder is fine) and run the command:

 

sudo dpkg -i retroclient_7.6.100-2_i386.deb

 

It'll ask for the connection password - job done.

 

To stop and start the services you can use the following command:

 

sudo /etc/init.d/rcl stop

sudo /etc/init.d/rcl start

 

*******@edgeubuntusvr04:/etc/init.d$ ./rcl status

Server "Ubuntu Server 4":

Version 7.6.100

back up according to normal schedule

currently on

readonly is off

exclude is off

0 connections, 0 authenticated

*******@edgeubuntusvr04:/etc/init.d$

 

Hopefully this helps someone. Admins, feel free to add this to your downloads page, it'll help a LOAD of people.

 

Rich

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