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There are two methods of installing Server Backup Manager:
* *Automatic{*}{color:#000000}.{color} Adding the R1Soft packages repository to *APT* (Advanced Packaging Tool) or *YUM* (Yellowdog Updater, Modified) configuration when installing Server Backup Manager using {{apt-get}} or {{yum}}
* *Manual*. Downloading the R1Soft binary packages and installing them using {{dpkg}} or {{rpm}}

All four package managers {color:#000000}--{color} {{apt-get}}, {{yum}}, {{dpkg}}, and {{rpm}} {color:#000000}--{color} are Linux console applications. They can be started in a remote SSH session, in a GUI terminal window (Konsole in KDE, Gnome Terminal in Gnome, etc.), or on the Linux text console.
{info:title=Note}PuTTY is the recommended SSH client. PuTTY allows you to paste text from the Windows clipboard by pressing the right mouse button. You can download PuTTY here:

After the installation is complete, a reboot is not required.

Establish an SSH connection to the Linux server or log in on the Linux text console. Log in as root or obtain root permissions after logging in via the {{su}} or {{sudo}} command.

For detailed instructions for your Linux distribution, refer to the following pages:

* [Install Server Backup Manager on CentOS, RHE, and Fedora]
* [Install Server Backup Manager on Debian and Ubuntu]

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