Use QR codes to backup your data on papers. Simply backup you files, print them and store them in a safe place.
Make sure you have these binaries installed on your system.
zbarimg(zbar >= 0.23.1) only for decoding with digitallify.sh
Zbar: Binary support is just added in zbar
0.23.1 and not supported in earlier versions. Please verify that your zbar version is higher or equal to
0.23.1. You can do that by running
zbarimg --version 0.23.1
You can download and build zbar from github.com/mchehab/zbar/. Note that zbar is not required for
paperify.sh It is only required for
These are just bash scripts. There is no need to install them.
You can either use git to clone this repo or download it in zip.
git clone https://github.com/alisinabh/paperify.git && cd paperify # --- OR --- wget https://github.com/alisinabh/paperify/archive/master.zip -O paperify.zip && \ unzip paperify.zip && cd paperify-master
Or you can use paperify's Docker image at alisinabh/paperify. More details below.
# Creates FILE-qr directory with generated qr codes inside. # Then you can print those files and store them. ./paperify.sh FILE # Reads all files inside the DIRECTORY which you have all your # scanned pages inside. Make sure the file namings are correct ./digitalify.sh OUTPUT_FILE DIRECTORY
Use with Docker
You can mount your files at
/target in paperify's docker container. Then run paperify.
For simplicity, You can just copy the bellow commands which will mount your current directory automatically.
# To Paperify # FIRST: cd into the folder that your file is in docker run -v$(pwd):/target alisinabh/paperify FILE # To Digitallify # First cd into the folder that your scanned images are in docker run -v$(pwd):/target --entrypoint=/paperify/digitallify.sh alisinabh/paperify OUTPUT_FILE .
Use tarballs and gzip to store and compress you data.
tar cvfz files.tgz file1.txt file2.txt
To protect your data you can encrypt them using
gpg --symmetric file.txt
file.txt.gpg in paperify.
Peperify is licensed in GPL-3.0
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