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accidently overwritten the ~/.bashrc file

while testing some commands I cleared the content of the ~/.bashrc file and i don't have a backup from it is it enough to copy from /etc/skel/.bashrc to login normally the next time or i may face ...
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list all manually created files or files with a high 'user information input entropy'

Classically Linux consists of many files being libraries, executables, configuration and documents. The general idea is that such files are just bytes and can all be considered similarly. However, ...
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27 views

Is there any medium to easily backup my files in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I would like to know about how to easily backup my files.
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Sync between two Servers failing

I am back again with yet another question. Introduction: Ok so this time what I wanted to do is that I wanted to synchronize Files in my Ubuntu/Smaba Server to a local remote server. In my local ...
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2answers
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Keep backing up (copying) the same file to a new folder

I am saving a stream in my HDD. I'd like to copy the file periodically into a subfolder backup such that the older versions of the the file are not deleted. Simply put Assume the original file is ...
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how to customize the maximum iso-filesize in genisoimage or alternativ programs?

I'm working on a systembackup with remastersys and i would like to create a rich live-system on my usb-device (32 GB) - but on my way the genisoimage limits the creation of an huge iso-image files ...
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77 views

Want To Completely Install Ubuntu As Only OS But Dont Know What Happens To Files

I would like to know how to get my files( Music, Videos, Etc..) to be on Ubuntu when I get rid of Windows OS. From reading this site I get the impression that if I completely use Ubuntu as my Os and ...
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1answer
15 views

Whats going to happen to former files when installing Ubuntu Desktop?

I'm about to test out and probably upgrade my Windows Vista to the latest Ubuntu, and I was wondering what do I need to do in order to keep all my files so they are ready for Ubuntu. I'm obviously ...
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1answer
68 views

File sharing with Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I have setup Ubuntu 12.04 Server and am using it as a raid 1 backup for all my photos and files. I would like to set up a web based file server and backup like Google Drive so I can share my files and ...
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What is the use of the *~ files; are they some kind of default backup in Ubuntu/Linux? [duplicate]

I've noticed this *~ file gets created (hidden) whenever I edit a file; usually text document, scripts. Is it some kind of backup?!? as it seems so... However, I don't have a backup service configured ...
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1answer
744 views

Is there any way to get a MySQL database from a /var backup?

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.10. After some time, I found that I didn't export all my MySQL databases. Some of them are missing. I still have a backup from my /var/ partition, but I ...
2
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1answer
933 views

How do I make a server that will backup computers over the internet?

I need to know how to make a Ubuntu server that will backup ALL the files on about 4 computers that are both PC and MAC, I have the proper hardware, but I don't know where to start with the backup ...
0
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1answer
132 views

Need to create a backup server to backup some windows files

I need to create a backup server to backup some windows files (.xls, .doc and etc...). It will be backup 10 windows pc (xp/7) every half hour. Those files will be on a few directories on those ...
2
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0answers
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How do I make a disc image with all files and apps? [duplicate]

Ok, I wiped my HD, installed 12.04, installed all my apps, music, etc and have my OS exactly where I want it and would like to make an exact bootable image of everything to a 32G thumb drive so that I ...
4
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2answers
257 views

Fastest way to backup a single file?

I want to quickly create a backup of a file, by creating a duplicate with a '~' at the end, in terminal. Is there any straight forward single command way of doing this?
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105 views

Ubunbu One - safe recovery of backups

during the years, I've had computer crashes. Right now I am too scared letting synchronization and its systematic recover the precedent 3 computers backup from Ubuntu One cloud. I would like to ...
4
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3answers
894 views

Need a way to automatically move files on a daily basis

My Ubuntu system is set up as an FTP server. I have several networked security cameras which send hundreds of MPEG4 video clips to the FTP server every day. These files are stored on a USB-attached ...
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1answer
15k views

How do I extract a specific file from a tar archive?

Hi is possible to restore a single file from the .tar backup ? I dont want to restore total backup . i just want to restore one single file from the backup .
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3answers
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How to transfer file permissions from one folder to another?

I did cp -r on a folder (copy), then removed the original. I have a backup with most of the files. How do I restore the permissions of the files & folders on the copy using the backup? It ...
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3answers
85 views

installing after windows 7

I currently have windows 7 installed on my laptop which is very capable of supporting ubuntu and windows 7 with respect to hardware. Im actually having startup issues in windows 7 atm, that being the ...
2
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1answer
866 views

How to backup/restore full-disk encryption?

How to backup/restore full-disk encryption ubuntu 11.10? I would like to put the RAW encrypted file system and restore on another computer. Encryption Details: crypt setup via Ubuntu alterate CD ...
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3answers
1k views

Where do files ending with a ~ come from?

Sometimes duplicate filenames occur while working on Ubuntu which differ only by a ~ from the original filenames. I know kate generates backup files and calls them your_file.py.swp. Is this ...
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2answers
271 views

Windows backup loaded to Ubuntu

I have a backup copy of my Windows 7 machine I made before I converted to Ubuntu. Is there a utility that I can use to load it onto the machine now, even though I'm only running Ubuntu? Please help I ...
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Store multiple synchronized copies of a file [closed]

I would like some advice on how to, if it is possible, do the following:- I want to have the same text file in a number of locations. I would like all files to update no matter which file I modify. ...