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How to restore a Déjà Dup Backup file at command prompt with duplicity

I have used Déjà Dup Backup Tool to backup to external hard disk (/media/TOSHIBA EXT/) Now I want to test the backup. So I deleted one test file (/home/rch/hecatombe.txt). I can restore that file ...
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restore a backup from duplicity

I lost everything on my computer but hopefully I made several backups with duplicity. My problem is that I can't restore these backups. I tried a couple of commands like duplicity restore ...
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1answer
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Does duplicity detect when a Backup Is Already In-Progress?

Any time you schedule a recurring backup, it is always possible for a previously-initiated-backup to run so long that the next scheduled backup gets initiated before the previous backup completes. ...
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Extract duplicity files manually

I lost the drive, and the Ubuntu OS installed in it, from which I created a backup using Duplicity, and I don't know how to restore the archived files I still keep in another drive. They all follow ...
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deja-dup ssh method doesn't work - writes locally instead

After years of rsync, I'm giving deja-dup a try. Not so successful, so far: Every attempt to have it write its backup via ssh results in a local directory tree opened at the directory where the ...
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59 views

How to know how dejadup calls duplicity?

I would like to know how dejadup calls duplicity (like which shell command with args) when ask to create a backup. I really like dejadup, but I would like to make a more flexible script by directly ...
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1answer
93 views

Off Site backups to VPS/Amazon Web Services/Rackspace

Has anybody here ever gone down the line of using hosted services such as AWS or Rackspace to backup files off site? Was thinking of using Duplicity setup on a server and enable backups using GnuPG ...
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How to restore backup configurations of deja-dup

How can I restore backup configurations of deja-dup? I formatted my Ubutnu machine and I forget to copy the old configurations :(
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Ubuntu backup asks for encryption password repeatedly

I recently had to install a fresh Ubuntu. I have automatic backups of my old Ubuntu. I do not wish to restore to my old state. I just need to get back specific folders containing some pdfs and doc ...
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162 views

Problem excluding subdirectories after including their parent in Duplicity

I am backing up with something very similar to the below: /usr/bin/duplicity (irrelevant options) \ --include /home/me \ --exclude /home/me/example \ ssh://remote/backupjar The problem I have ...
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1answer
129 views

Adjust timeout settings on ubuntu backup (dejadup)

I use deja-dup front-end (default backup application in Ubuntu since 12.04 or so?) to execute a remote backup. Recently, the backup seems to run fine, transferring files successfully to the remote ...
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Why do I get an “Operation not permitted” error when running duplicity as sudo?

Currently I'm backing up my /home/ folder to a usb mounted on /media/liamzebedee/X using duplicity. When I go to restore the folder to the USB however (using sudo), I get the error - Error ...
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1answer
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How can I see which set of backups Déjà-Dup has already saved?

I've been using Déjà-dup for a while with good moments and bad moments (backup failed to complete for some unknown reason, there is already a bug report for this). So, I would like to check which ...
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1answer
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Can I delete incremental backups made with Déjà Dup?

After using Déjà Dup for a while, I keep getting this error after every attempt at a backup: Backup location is too small. Try using one with more space. Could I delete some backups made of ...
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If I use DejaDup to backup to alternating destinations, will its incremental features still work?

The use case is this: I have two USB hard drives. Suppose one lives off-site, and another I keep at my desk. It's likely that one disk will get daily backups, the other weekly or monthly. If I ...
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restoring backups with duplicity

I backed up my /Home folder to an external hard drive and now I'm trying to restore it on a fresh install. When I try to restore with Deja Dup, it takes about 15 seconds then says it was successful. ...
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2answers
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Backup no longer working

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 backups no longer work (using the default Deja-Dup Backup tool). I always get the message: No space left in ‘/’. (which is NOT the path I backup to). The preferences ...
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How do I restore Déjà Dup backups without Déjà Dup?

So I'm trying to restore my backup files with Déjà Dup, however, each time I enter in the correct password, it keeps asking for it over and over again. This seems to be a bug, and I have found a ...
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1answer
565 views

Using duplicity directly, is it possible to have multiple backup plans?

If I understand correctly, duplicity is the command line tool for creating backups and can be used stand-alone (i.e. no DejaDup involved) for creating backups. Is it possible to set up multiple ...
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Backup with duplicity on Google Cloud Storage

I have already set a backup routine that backups all my files to Amazon S3 using duplicity. I would like to create a similar backup routine with Google Cloud Storage. Is it possible to get duplicity ...
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2answers
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Where does Deja-dup keep its config files?

Deja-dup (now Ubuntu Backup) is just a GUI for duplicity, therefore it should store the config files somewhere. I would like to changed the backup volume size to something like 300MB and the increase ...
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1answer
416 views

Deja Backup to Amazon S3 text-only possible?

I have an old laptop which a defect graphics card so that I can run only ubuntu text only. Is it possible to run deja backup from command line to backup to Amazons S3? Thanks a lot
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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 ...