Create Backups of Flatpak App data with jdFlatpakSnapshot

jdFlatpakSnapshot is a free and open source flatpak app data backup application for Linux. Using jdFlatpakSnapshot, you can create a snapshot of the data of the flatpak apps. It will help to restore your data from backup if you done anything wrong with app settings or with app. This program only saves the data and the version of the flatpak but not the flatpak itself. It also comes with 4 snapshot compression modes none, gzip, bzip2 and lzma.


You can easily restore, delete and export your app data in one click. It will also shows the snapshot backup data size to review you data size.

Install jdFlatpakSnapshot on Ubuntu

You can install jdFlatpakSnapshot via flatpak package file from the remote flathub. If you don’t have then install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it. Follow below link for the installation instructions.

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How to install flatpak and flathub

After that open the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below jdFlatpakSnapshot flatpak app installation command. It will install the latest version of jdFlatpakSnapshot on your system.

flatpak install flathub page.codeberg.JakobDev.jdFlatpakSnapshot

You can open jdFlatpakSnapshot using below command.

flatpak run page.codeberg.JakobDev.jdFlatpakSnapshot

And uninstall it using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall page.codeberg.JakobDev.jdFlatpakSnapshot

That’s it.

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