pyBackPack is a GUI backup tool that you can easily backup/restore your data to/from local file system,CDs/DVDs,and remote file system from network using ssh.
Install pyBackPack in ubuntu
Just use this command in terminal window:

sudo apt-get install pybackpack

this will properly installed,and you can launch from System->Administration->File Backup Manager
Use pybackpack
When you open this backup tool,you’ll see this window.Click on Go if you want to backup your home directory to CD/DVD,it will take a little time creating backup.
Select Backup tab,click New and you can create backups for files as you want,there you can select where to backup(local,CD/DVD,remote host).
And select Restore tab to restore your data.