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backup dedicated server runing ubuntu 10.04 and plesk 11.01 prior to update os to uduntu 12.04

i would like to backup my dedicated server which is my web server hosting various sites and email, so that I can update the os to Ubuntu 12.04, and basically restore back to 10.04 if things go wrong. ...
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1answer
275 views

Ubuntu 10.04LTS (Lucid Lynx) - Hard Disk Back Up [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04LTS (Lucid Lynx) and have a 250 GB Hard Disk (ATA TOSHIBA MK2555GSX). It is mounted on a single device /dev/sda and use Master Boot Record Partitioning. When I am doing ...
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2answers
164 views

How to create an image of an entire remote system for using on other (virtual) remote machines?

I have ordered several virtual machines from a hosting provider, which all need exactly the same setup: same users same programs installed same config (except for hostname) including cron-jobs Is ...
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0answers
118 views

Automatic differential backup solution for lucid-server? [closed]

I just have 1GB backup space on a ftp host. i need to automatically backup my server if any file has been changed. on this page i found some packages, but which is better for server?
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1answer
253 views

Rsnapshot with two alternating hard drives

I am using ubuntu server 10.04 with rsnapshot; I plan on alternating the backup external hdd every week. The rsnapshot.conf: snapshot_root /media/backup_disk_1/backup no_create_root 1. There is a ...
1
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1answer
648 views

Why Clonezilla needs to reinstall grub? [closed]

By default CloneZilla Live will reinstall grub after restore. In my particular case I am restoring a disk image to same phisical disk without any partitioning/size change. I am expecting to have exact ...
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0answers
120 views

After restoring CZ image grub is damaged [closed]

After I restore disk/partition (same result) backup image of my Ubuntu server using CloneZilla Live, I get no arguments specified error on bootup, then the system is trying to boot but failing. I know ...
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2answers
975 views

Why isn't Deja Dup making room for more backups?

I've got Deja Dup (14.2) backing up to an external USB drive on Lucid. Up until now, I've had "Keep Backups for" set to "Forever". However, after a couple of months of usage, the drive is now full. ...
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2answers
428 views

If I download Ubuntu 10.04, having 11.10, will my files be in in 10.04?

I want to download 10.04. I have 11.10, but it's really much slower than 10.04. So, my question is, if I download it from scratch, will my files from 11.10 still be there?
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1answer
1k views

What is the default 'backup' user for?

I am setting up multiple-machine backup plan and I was hoping to use a user called 'backup' on each machine as the backup destination. My problem is, there is already a user called 'backup' on my ...
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1answer
803 views

tar: Backing up an encrypted /home folder?

After some trial and error, I've managed to backup my Ubuntu 10.04 workstation and it's time for my Laptop. It also runs 10.04, but has an encrypted /home folder. Running the below snippet as root ...
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Clonezilla failing as soon as image copying begins [closed]

I have been trying unsuccessfully to create an image of an Ubuntu 10.04 laptop system. As soon as the copying itself starts, the entire system crashes to a black screen. I suspect that the problem ...