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I use mysql as a backend for my xbmc, I also have a ubuntu one account.

What is the best way to regularly back up the database to ubuntu one?

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You can use the mysql-admin tools to connect and create scheduled backups of your databases to any location you desire, including your Ubuntu One folder. You can install mysql-admin through Terminal using sudo apt-get install mysql-admin or through a package manager like Synaptic.

The mysql-admin tools have been deprecated and replaced by Oracle with MySQL Workbench which does not offer built-in backup options, but the older tools still function with current MySQL databases.

I'm performing essentially what you are trying to achieve using mysql-admin, performing regular backups of my MySQL databases to GoogleDrive, and it works perfectly.

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