I have made a backup of my entire computer and I reinstalled the OS right now. I know I should have listed dpkg -l to obtain a list of packages, but I have not done so. I only made a tarball of the ...
How to preserve/export my current Ubuntu installation after changing to a new SSD & installing Windows7?
Ok, currently got set up: Puny little old 40GB harddrive AMD Athlon II X2 245 4GB DDR3 RAM Planning to upgrade to: 120GB SSD harddrive (40GB is getting a little tight for me, but 120GB is ...
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 ...
I keep /home, /etc, and /usr/local backed up. My hard drive crashed and I reinstalled Ubuntu and copied over my backed-up directories. (Yay for backups!) I assumed that something in /etc would tell ...
Ok, so my disk is dying. I have read this - http://askubuntu.com/questions/2724/best-way-to-clone-ubuntu-installation-copying-to-identical-hardware - but don't really need to copy the whole ...
If I want to make a backup of everything I have done since the fresh install of Ubuntu, what are the possible options? What all should I backup? I want to get all the settings that I changed, all the ...