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Deja-dup (now Ubuntu Backup) is just a GUI for duplicity, therefore it should store the config files somewhere. I would like to changed the backup volume size to something like 300MB and the increase the --full-if-older-than variable. is this possible?

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This has changed in various Déjà Dup versions, but I believe it is currently at:

~/.gconf/apps/deja-dup/

What can't you change using the GUI front-end?

UPDATE

from: launchpad.net: How do I also backup my deja Dup settings?

The settings used to be stored there, and the files are still present.

In more recent version they are stored in:

~/.config/dconf
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I'd like to increase the volume size and be more conservative with full backups (once every 6 months or so). I checked the location you mention but I cannot find where this parameters are kept. Any ideas? –  ECII Jun 3 '12 at 5:07
    
Systems Settings >> Backup, last tab: 'Schedule' –  david6 Jun 3 '12 at 6:32
    
The settings are in file '~/.gconf/apps/deja-dup/%conf.xml', but that is only for experts. –  david6 Jun 3 '12 at 6:34
    
So you cant change the volume size limit and the full backup time? –  ECII Jun 3 '12 at 7:01
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These are more likely to be settings in scripts (for Duplicity) that are used by Déjà Dup. see: live.gnome.org/DejaDup/HowItWorks OR help.ubuntu.com/community/DuplicityBackupHowto (I would need to do more research to answer better.) –  david6 Jun 3 '12 at 7:14
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The deja-dup settings can also be changed with dconf-editor in the dconf-tools apt package. The settings are in org.gnome.DejaDup.

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