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Questions tagged [backup]

the act of copying data for use in case the original is lost or damaged

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Migration from a HDD to a SSD

I recently bought a 240GB SSD. Before that, the system (Elementary OS Loki) was installed on a 1TB HDD, consuming 512Gb. My idea would be to leave the user's folder on the HDD, which consumes lots of ...
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Having difficulty restoring Deja Dup backup

I backed up some data using Deja Dup on Elementary 4.1 Then I installed Elementary 5 and Deja Dup is giving me grief on retrieving the files. When I reconnect the drive I backed up to and show Deja ...
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Recommended Backup Tool for Elementary OS

Is there a backup tool that the Elementary team recommends, even though they do not directly support the software? Or is there a technique within the OS I have yet to discover? There is talk of ...
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Save custom keyboard shortcuts ~ possibly backup other configurations

I have a lot of custom shortcuts with scripts and commands that I would like to backup/restore. I can save other configurations like "customized" icons, application launchers and settings from the ...
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Back in time doesn't make new snapshots

I've installed Back in time and configured it, however it isn't work. backintime/<username>/ directory was created but it is empty. How to fix it? Config: gnome.last_path=<folder> gnome....
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Back in time on Elementary OS

I did my backups with back in time before I moved to Elementary. Now I installed back in time and I do have to start the (root)-version - but it won´t start. How do I get the thing running? Thanks a ...
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How do I backup within elementary?

For past 1 year, i've been working on Elementary os and due to instability and other issues in the os, i am switching from elementary to gnome ubuntu which is also a debian os. my question is if i ...
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Back In Time does not show snapshots on new machine

I'm using Back In Time 1.1.12 in elementary 0.3.2 (based on Ubuntu 14.04) to backup my home folder to an external hard drive. Seemed to work fine so far. Now I've bought a new computer and installed ...
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Clean install + backup options

I've been running Freya since beta1, keeping it updated until today. Now, taking advantage of the 0.3.1 update, I want to perform a clean install. How do I go about doing this and backing up my data ...
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How to integrate Files with dejadup

The official backup tool in Debian systems is dejadup. It has integration with Nautlus in Gnome. Is there any possible way of getting the same support in Files?
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How to backup and restore the system?

How can I make a backup of the system and then restore it, in case of serious damage or failure? This is possible after a failed experiment.