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I want to start backing up my Lubuntu 12.04 machine (on an HP Netbook) using the built-in Nepomuk service. It was recently upgraded from 11.10 and I dimly remember having the same problem a few months ago, though I did not do anything about it.

Anyway: When I try to open Nepomuk Backup, I get the following error message: "the Nepomuk backup service does not seem to be running"

Now, I would like to enable Nepomuk, but I cannot find the switch. I have googled for this problem, but it only brings up Ubuntu answers (like here) with lots of packet talk that I do not understand.

So here is my question: How do I enable Nepomuk? And - by extension - how do enable it at startup?

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I don't think that Nepomuk is a default Lubuntu app. It comes with KDE apps/system.

Did you at some point have a KDE app installed which you've then removed ?

$which nepomuk
nepomuk: command not found
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OMG, am I stupid. Thank you for pointing that out to me... Nepomuk does not come preinstalled on Lubuntu and apparently is incompatible with LXDE. – user 99572 is fine Jun 15 '12 at 8:36
Not stupid :) I've done similar in the past. – 23 93 26 35 19 57 3 89 Jun 15 '12 at 9:53
You might want to try deja-dup – 23 93 26 35 19 57 3 89 Jun 15 '12 at 10:25
Cheers, found it meanwhile. – user 99572 is fine Jun 15 '12 at 12:53

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