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failing to boot after ''succesfully'' restoring from deja dup backup

Before upgrading to 12.04, I completely backed up 11.10 oneiric with deja-dup. In 12.04 I had major nvidia-related problems, so I decided to roll back to 11.10. I tried to restore from the backup and ...
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1answer
348 views

recreate list of installed packages from mounted HD 11.10 into 12.04? [duplicate]

I want to recreate the list of installed packages I had in my 11.10 installation into my new 12.04 one. I updated to 12.04 at the same time I bought a new HD, so I can mount the old HD where the old ...
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648 views

Deja Dup: Volume doesn't implement mount

I am using Deja Dup for about two-three months and a week ago I started getting this error message and no backup was made: Backup Failed volume doesn't implement mount Is there something ...
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856 views

Clearing out Deja-Dup backups from my Ubuntu One cloud?

So, I pretty much exclusively use Ubuntu One for Deja-Dup. I have 3 computers hooked into this system, but one of them I don't use anymore. And now my 5GB of storage has been filled up. I can't afford ...
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1answer
2k views

Copy Ubuntu distro with all settings from one computer to a different one

I'd like to copy my exact setup from my computer at work to my computer at home. I'm trying to figure out how to go about doing that. So far I've figured this much out. On the source computer run ...
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1answer
111 views

Run Command before automatic backup

I've been using the Deja Dupe to run automatic backups on my system. The problem I'm having is my server at work occasionally times out and essentially un-mounts my windows shares from Nautilus. I'd ...
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1answer
697 views

deja dup backup will not launch

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with deja-dup (22.0~bzr1290.37~oneiric1 and duplicity 0.6.15-0ubuntu2. My problem is it is no longer running any backups. It just "quit". If i goto the unity dash and ...
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1answer
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Cannot open my external hard drive anymore

I was using it to back up two laptops: an IBM ThinkPad running Xubuntu 11.10 with a Qimo session, and an LG R200 running Ubuntu 11.10. I had previously backed-up both computers, several times using ...
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Deja Dup`s “Back Up Now” button is not highlighted

I have setup my backup folder and put the Automatic backups switch to on. In the Overview tab I cant press the "Back Up Now" because it is grayed out. I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and here is the content ...
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1answer
759 views

Ubuntu One install screen does not finish

This is an issue that Ive had around for a long time, and havent been able to solve. Please help me out guys, I really need Ubuntu One to run on my computer. I run Ubuntu 2D, On Ubuntu 11.10. When I ...
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3answers
935 views

Tool to backup repository list

There is a utility called y-ppa-manager https://launchpad.net/y-ppa-manager which helps to manage your ppa repositories in ubuntu. One of its best features is to backup your repository list. Is there ...
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How do I create multiple backup jobs using DejaDup backup service?

I'd like to have different backup jobs scheduled at different times and frequencies (for instance, backup my Documents folder daily, but my music folder only on weekends), or backup daily to my local ...
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1answer
667 views

How to reset Deja Dup login credentials for remote location?

I configured Deja Dup to perform backups to my remote ftp server and had it remember the credentials to log in so that it could continue these automatically. How do I edit/update the credentials it ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 11.10 on modern SSD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I optimize the OS for SSDs? There is already quite a lot of questions regarding SSD disks with Ubuntu. But the technology moves forward. Are there any new things ...
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1answer
449 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Terminal Server and Ubuntu 11.10 - how do I backup from my own pc on remote desktop?

We have Ubuntu 11.10 PCs as workstation at our office. I access my accounting program, Pastel, using RDP. The server where it's running on is Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Terminal Server. At ...
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0answers
221 views

Duplicity can't connect to CloudFiles “Network is unreachable” [closed]

Whenever I click "Backup now" in the Backup GUI, the smaller "Back Up" window opends, and after a while I get the following error message: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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1answer
206 views

Backing up to FTP server takes 8 hours

When trying to backup using deja dup to an FTP server, I find it takes about eight hours to backup what little I have in my home directory. This is a laptop, and so I have only had the time to have it ...
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2answers
431 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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6answers
6k views

Recommended total system backup solution [closed]

I already searched a bit around the answers here, but nothing satisfied me. I want a back-up solution that makes a total back-up, so that I can restore my Ubuntu system in case of major failures, like ...
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3answers
3k views

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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1answer
441 views

Public key authentication unsupported by web host. Method to avoid entering password?

Unfortunately, my web hosting plan does not allow public key authentication. Apparently, this method is available to VPS and dedicated server customers only. I've backed up my Ubuntu 11.10 machine ...
4
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1answer
11k views

How do I restore default settings and configuration, but keep local data, installed apps, and PPAs?

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and while messing around with different things and trying out some shells, I've managed to mess my system up. Specifically I really messed up my GNOME session and can't get it ...
2
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2answers
374 views

2000+ processor wake ups..?

I have dell xps 15 with nvidia 525 with optimus. I use ironhide for optimus support. Under normal conditions I can see 2000+ processor wake ups. As a result of which my battery dries up rapidly. In ...
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282 views

Backup partitions belong to root, how do I fix it?

I've did a clean install of Ubuntu on my Notebook. I created 3 partitions, swap, the ubuntu partition, and a backup or files partition (located in /media/Backup). The thing that I don't understand is ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I set up Deja Dup to use encryption?

I noticed Deja Dup is featured heavily as the default backup tool in Ubuntu 11.10. It looks pretty good, and I noticed elsewhere that it seems to support encryption as well. However, the default ...
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2answers
362 views

How can I backup my apps, ppas, firefox bookmarks, fonts, icon sets, webcam drivers before a clean install?

So I've fine-tuned my Natty with different icon sets, themes, fonts from sites I don't remember now. And there are these apps, ppas which are very difficult to find, add again. So how do I backup ...
3
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2answers
1k views

How can I force Déjà Dup to make a full backup?

My déjà dup backup seems to be corrupted, at least it tells me on every backup that there's a CRC error and aborts the backup. Now I think with a full backup I could fix this, but I haven't found a ...