Snapper is open source and licensed under the GPL version 2.0.

Browse git repository

You can browse the source code at

Anonymous git clone

git clone git://

Authorized git clone

git clone

Building the source from git checkout

cd snapper
make -f Makefile.repo


Tarballs are available at

Required packages

To build snapper, you will need at least: autoconf, automake, boost-devel, dbus-1-devel, docbook-xsl-stylesheets, gettext-tools, gcc-c++, libtool, libxml2-devel, make, pam-devel (for optional PAM module), xsltproc

openSUSE buildservice project

The openSUSE buildservice project filesystems:snapper always builds the latest version from the sources on GitHub.

Mailing list

So far there is no dedicated mailing list for snapper development. The authors can be reached on