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README: add a list of binary packages

Debian/Ubuntu are known to have bup packages in their archives, thanks
to Jon Dowland.

Also, a NetBSD package is currently being built, as was shared by Thomas
Klausner. However, it is still not found in the official NetBSD packages
search engine.

Signed-off-by: Gabriel Filion <lelutin@gmail.com>
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@@ -83,6 +83,10 @@ Reasons you might want to avoid bup
Getting started
===============
+
+From source
+-----------
+
- Check out the bup source code using git:
git clone git://github.com/apenwarr/bup
@@ -108,7 +112,23 @@ Getting started
(The tests should pass. If they don't pass for you, stop here and send
me an email.)
-
+
+
+From binary packages
+--------------------
+
+Binary packages of bup are known to be built for the following OSes:
+
+ - Debian:
+ http://packages.debian.org/search?searchon=names&keywords=bup
+ - Ubuntu:
+ http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?searchon=names&keywords=bup
+ - NetBSD
+
+
+Using bup
+---------
+
- Try making a local backup as a tar file:
tar -cvf - /etc | bup split -n local-etc -vv

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