All major distros have rsnapshot already packaged. Here are a few links:


You can download the finished releases at http://rsnapshot.org/downloads.

From v1.4.0 on you can download from the Github releases page. The finished tarballs are built with Travis-CI. All Versions prior to 1.4.0 are built by the maintainers manually and are only available over the rsnapshot-website.

git sources

Clone the git remote-repository at

$ git clone git://github.com/rsnapshot/rsnapshot.git

For installations-details consider the INSTALL.md file.


Contributions of any kind are welcome. Open issues at our issue-tracker or bring pull-requests.