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1answer
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How to backup the root-partition without the home partition [duplicate]

I'm looking for a terminal-command or maybe GUI-programm to backup my root-partition (on a running system) without the included home-folder(on extra partition). The whole disk is encrypted and also ...
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1answer
26 views

copying data and syncing new data

Part of data has been deleted and I have a backup. How can I copy back the data without syncing, and syncing only new data because the internet connection is very slow, and it is taking long time to ...
0
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0answers
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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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0answers
40 views

Need to backup messages Nokia 501

I need to connect my Nokia asha 501 to PC. The Nokia Ovi Suite / Nokia PC Suite for Windows/Mac does not support my phone. Is there a software avilable to **backup my message**s in my nokia asha 501?
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1answer
46 views

Files being wiped by cloud storage services

When I move and rename files using Ubuntu One or Grive Tools, using an SSD, sometimes clients doesn't catch the change properly and delete or make to reappear missing folders. Why it could be that?
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1answer
220 views

Backup an iPod Nano 4th generation?

I have an iPod Nano 4G and it is slowly dying on me. I would thus like to make a backup of its user data contents (so as to drop them later on onto a SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip). Can I do it from within ...
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0answers
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How can I Sync/Backup iPhone 4S (IOS 7) with ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have recently upgraded my iPhone 4S to IOS 7. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on all my systems and due to Security reasons it is not safe to sync and backup my iPhone on other's Windows based ...
0
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1answer
165 views

Using rsync to mirror folders on NAS

I have an old netbook that I use as a torrent server running utorrent on ubuntu and accessing with the webUI, at the moment I add links through the UI and then manually copy the files over to my NAS. ...
2
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3answers
93 views

Keeping local folders synchronized [duplicate]

After repeatedly losing data on encrypted drives due to some trivial combination of software and hardware failure, I would like to know if there is a simple tool that keeps local folders synchronized. ...
1
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1answer
314 views

Backing up NAS to NAS

I am pretty new to Ubuntu. I have yet to really use it's full functionality (ie command lines). I'm using an older laptop to set it up to run as a media server using Plex. I was hoping to use it to ...
2
votes
1answer
356 views

How to exclude files from being synced by U1 syncdaemon?

I am exploring ways to use U1 as a backup tool (indeed, it isn't, but I signed up thinking it was, so now I'm trying to make the best of it :-)) One way I'm contemplating is excluding backup files ...
0
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1answer
344 views

Backup, Sync, and mirror app

On Windows I used Zback for backing up some directories to a networked drive (i.e, copying all new files from source to target) Keeping a mirror of some directories on a networked drive (i.e, ...
0
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1answer
251 views

Continuous synchronization

I am new to Linux so forgive my ignorance. I am looking to set up a mirror of my data drive. It contains photos, music and my backups from the various PC's in the home. I use a standard 12.10 desktop ...
2
votes
3answers
434 views

Do I need backup when there is Ubuntu One?

I am finding the information confusing. Deja Dup Backup is running but delivering error messages about not enough storage space. There are only 2.6 Gb of files in Ubuntu One and the limit is 5 Gb. ...
2
votes
1answer
94 views

List of folders being synchronised on Ubuntu One

I think Ubuntu One is syncing my backup folder (deja-dup). I'm concerned this could be a problem should a file become corrupted, and I need to retrieve it. Is there some way I can see a list of ...
0
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2answers
112 views

Does Ubuntu One (U1) HAVE to be synchronised?

I want to upload all my pictures, videos and documents to Ubuntu One and then delete them off my pc and forget about them. Is this possible?
2
votes
1answer
140 views

Comprehensive synchronization - backup system

Does somebody know a synchronization system with file version control? I have about 3-5 GB of data which I want to synchronize with another storage (directory). Both directory should store the last ...
2
votes
4answers
5k views

Backup Android phone (HUAWEI Ascend P1) on Ubuntu

Is it possible to backup the android mobile phone when connected to ubuntu? I have looked trough and searched here, but couldn't find any answers to this question. I have just bought a android phone ...
4
votes
2answers
489 views

How can I get DejaDup to ONLY backup to UbuntuOne?

How can I get DejaDup to ONLY backup to UbuntuOne? I installed 11.10 on a small partition two weeks ago, setup for daily backups and forgot about it. Next thing I know the disk was filled up and I ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How do I remove Ubuntu One-synched files from my computer without deleting them on the server?

I have been trying to sync all my documents on Ubuntu One on one Ubuntu Lucid system and one Windows XP computer. My trouble starts when Ubuntu One sync deleted folders I deleted from one computer ...
2
votes
1answer
885 views

File Sync Between Multiple Drives and Computers

Since I have left Windows, I am looking for a software that will replace ViceVersa. I need something that is highly recommended for file syncing among the Linux / Ubuntu users as I am new to this ...
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2answers
85 views

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. ...
1
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1answer
711 views

Ubuntu One - Synch or Backup

Either I am not getting something or a lot of folks are not understanding the difference between sync and backup. This can be quite dangerous. My understanding of synching is that you are basically ...
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2answers
4k views

Ubuntu One Sync as a File Backup Solution?

I was hoping to utilize Ubuntu One and in particular, the syncing feature within Ubuntu One to provide offsite backup for some of my files. My intention was to mark any of my folders that have ...
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2answers
1k views

Possible to preview what will rsync do, before overwriting/deleting files?

With SyncToy on Windows, I can preview what it will do to my files before commiting the changes. Is it possible to do the same with rsync or something similar?
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0answers
395 views

Any SyncToy replacement? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SyncToy like application I use synctoy in Windows to keep my local files -> backup HDD in sync. Is there something like that in Ubuntu?
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2answers
4k views

Automatically sync a folder to a USB when USB is plugged in?

Is there a way to sync a folder to an USB drive when the drive is plugged in? I'd like it to sync, or copy over changes, both ways. I've seen the Back In Time and Unison-GTK applications, but I'd like ...
11
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4answers
5k views

How can I keep a folder synchronized to an external USB hard drive?

I have a growing music collection which I manually keep in sync with an external USB drive. Sometimes I edit their ID3 tags, add or delete a file in either the hard drive or the USB drive, and I would ...