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When I installed 11.10, I manually moved my data. Unfortunately, I forgot to move ~/.shotwell. I have a recent Deja-Dup backup of my home directory (minus a few things like ~/.thumbnails and so on). Is there an easy way to get the .shotwell folder from it? I'd rather not uncompress a 70 GB backup.


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I don't actually have a backup at hand, so I'm not 100% sure if that works for folders as well..

If you right-click in nautilus in your home folder there's an option Restore Missing Files... which can be used to restore individual folders.

Restore Missing Files... entry in the context menu.

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There is no such option (Ubuntu 15.04) for me. How do I get it? – CPBL Jul 28 '15 at 19:34

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