Thursday, February 28, 2008

Install Bacula Backup Software

1. Download these files from


2. run:

apt-get install g++

3. run:
ln -s make /usr/bin/gmake

4. Create a bacula directory, into which you will place both the Bacula source as well as the dependency package.

5. Detar the depkgs into the bacula directory.

6. cd bacula/depkgs

7. make

8. Configure and install MySQL
download and install mysql-server from

dpkg -i mysql-server-5.0_5.0.21-3ubuntu1_i386.deb
dpkg -i libmysqlclient15-dev_5.0.21-3ubuntu1_i386.deb

9. apt-get install zlib1g-dev

10. Detar the Bacula source code preferably into the bacula directory discussed above.

11. Configure Bacula:

./configure --with-mysql --enable-smartalloc --with-openssl
make install

12. from /etc/bacula run:




13. Start Bacula:

/etc/bacula/bacula start

14. Interface with Bacula using the Console program:


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