Webconf: Backup / Restore


Hi @mheidt,

is it possible to add a kind of “backup/restore-my-sounds”? E.g. creating an archive (ZIP?) of


Just as an idea (perhaps not a new one…)?

Regards, Holger


Is it $(HOME)/pedalboards and not just under ${ZYNTHIAN_MY_DATA_DIR}/*



I think of storing the list of backupFolders somewhere. The user will be able to add his own folders or files to the backupFolders.
For example the calibration file :slight_smile:

But where would you put the file that contains the list of folders/files?


For this we should have a sep. partition. But downloading/storing a ZIP externally would IMHO be the better solution.

Regards, Holger


Sorry, I wasn’t clear.

I meant the list of the names of the files and folders.

A textfile containing:



I think it’s time to create a new directory:


we should move here all the zynthian specific config files (p.e. /zynthian/zynthian-sys/scripts/zynthian_envars.sh, the auto-generated splash screens, etc.)




Now that you merged (thanks), we need this config directory as well

FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: ‘/zynthian/config/backup_items.txt’


Sorry, I wasn’t clear.
I mean the list of the names of the files and folders Mittwoch, 06 September 2017, 08:10vorm. +02:00 von Holger discourse@zynthian.org :