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rsync verify a file already exists in dest folder so it will skip the copy on the 1st sync

I have been looking at different tutorials about rsync about some specific situation I have. I have a home server with all my pics, this server is my backup, my PC is the one that receives the new ...
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how do I make a backup of my entire system so I can restore it later? [duplicate]

I really like how my system is right now, but I want to try other versions of Ubuntu and I want to know I can go back to this setup at any moment. I want to backup my system and all the files that ...
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How to backup my Ubuntu, so that i can clone the same setup to another PC?

How can i make a boot-able CD of my existing Ubuntu including all the modifications i did?. So, that i can use that CD to my another same new PC to start quickly all setup done. Follow up: $ sudo ...
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What happens if Déjà Dup tries to back up to a disconnected external disc?

I have just installed Déjà Dup on my (11.04) laptop and have scheduled automatic weekly backups to an external hard disc which is not always connected to the laptop. What will happen if a scheduled ...
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How do I create a restore disk?

I'm new to ubuntu and reinstalled 11.04 atleast 10 times already. Each time I reconfigure all my settings and end up breaking something. It is really annoying and would be much easier if I can save ...
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Back in time on Natty

Since Ubuntu's Maverick release I had been using Back In Time for my backup needs. Now I see that it's not updated for Natty in their PPA. When I searched in the Synaptic, I saw a new version of 'Back ...
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Backing up /home/user

I was thinking whether it is a good idea to backup of all directories starting with dot in my home folder, so that all settings can be restored if anything goes wrong. I just had an instance when I ...
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Will upgrading disrupt online backup software (Crashplan)?

Has anyone had any experience upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04, and how this might affect online backup software processes? Specifically, I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.10 and using Crashplan v3. Crashplan ...
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Ubuntu reinstall without moving home folders around

I recently got my Ubuntu broken after upgrading to Natty beta. Even if I restore it, I want a full reinstall once it gets released... I feel it's needed clean up my previous issues (including missing ...