Aptik 23.07

Aptik v23.07 is now available. This is a maintenance update with some improvements.

What’s New

Summary of changes since v22.06:

Apt Packages

  • Improve detection of default packages for Debian 12, MX Linux, LMDE, PopOS, and ElementaryOS.

Users & Groups

  • Fixed a corner case where restore fails if the new system has a group with GID=GID_MAX.
  • Fixed a corner case where users were not restored correctly if 2 users on the new system had each other’s UID on the previous system
  • Suppress Ubuntu’s Welcome app on login as aptik user

Home Data

  • Fix: The backup will be redone if the backup size reduces by more than 90% after pruning and compacting the Borg repo
  • Older archives for each user will be pruned separately.
  • Print the size difference after pruning and compacting the Borg repo

Flatpak & Snap

  • Hide some columns to make the list less congested


  • Add an option to backup/restore MySQL settings and data

Install / Update

Existing users will receive the update automatically. If you face any issues, please re-run the installation steps you received at the time of purchase.


A personal license for Aptik is available from the link below. This is a single-user license with perpetual validity and includes future updates.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. jaspi

    Why i cant see whats on my homedata backup archive.?
    Cant remember and not want restore all..

    1. Tony George

      Aptik is a data migration tool. The restore process for “Home Data” section is all-or-nothing.
      Use a backup tool like Homi or Baqpaq if you want to backup and restore specific files and folders.

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