Déjà Dup is a front end for Duplicity, and is Ubuntu's default backup utility since 11.10.

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What to select to back up from my system

I am using Déjà Dup and trying to back it up so i can try install a legacy driver and in case the install fails I can just restore. Tried Nepomuk but I dont understand not one bit of how it works so ...
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Are there any known issues with Deja-Dup and Ubuntu One; notebly on restore?

Aloha, I am planning a backup routine. I am thinking of using Deja-Dup and placing the backup in the default Ubuntu One folder. A while back I was making rsync backups and ran into problem when ...
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can i restore my Ubuntu Deja Dup to a Lubuntu install?

Are Ubuntu and Lubuntu similar enough to use a Deja Dup of my home directory from Ubuntu 12.04 to restore it to a different distro of Ubuntu - specifically Lubuntu 12.04? As I understand it there are ...
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Can I restore backup made using Ubuntu to a new operating system?

I have backed up some contents of my home directory to a USB hard drive using Ubuntu's built-in backup program. Is it possible to perform a clean installation of Ubuntu, then restore the contents of ...
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How can I install Deja Dup series 24 in Precise 12.04?

The integrity check in series 24 and above is important to me. I asked the question on Launchpad as well: https://answers.launchpad.net/deja-dup/+question/219779
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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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How can I set Déjà Dup to keep backups for less than six months?

Déjà Dup allows me to choose whether to keep backups for six months, a year, or forever. How do I choose to keep backups for less than six months, say, three months, or even more?
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How often does Déjà Dup backup using “automatic backups” setting?

I have turned on "automatic backups" using Déjà Dup: How often will Déjà Dup make a backup now? Is it once a day? The help documentation doesn't say.
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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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How can I specify the hour at which my daily schedule of the DejaVu backup tool should run?

How can I specify the hour at which my daily schedule of the DejaVu backup tool should run?
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Tried to use deja-dup for backup, but it give the following error(UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii')

Is there a way to find the filenames that is causing this error? Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line 1404, in with_tempdir(main) File "/usr/bin/duplicity", ...
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duplicity fails with timeout

After one hour of backup with deja-dup, it failed with this exception. Is this a network problem on my side ? Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line 1403, in <module&...
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Cannot access deja-dup backup

My laptop is being repaired and I need to access the files on my encrypted HDD (which I regularly back up with Deja-Dup). Is there a way of accessing these backed-up files through WIndows or mac?
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Is Deja Dup compatible with Dropbox?

If it is, how do I do it? I'm using Deja Dup 14.2 on Lucid.
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How can I use an existing S3 bucket in Backup?

I have an existing Amazon S3 bucket in the Oregon region. How can I use it as the backup location in Backup? Details I've enabled the Amazon S3 backup location, but I don't see a way to specify ...
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Can I use Amazon Glacier as the backup location?

Amazon Glacier storage is attractively inexpensive. Is there a way to make Backup use it as the backup location?
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Match Regular Expressions for Exclude List in deja-dup

It appears deja-dup does not accept regular expressions when adding entries via dconf-editor to org.gnome.DejaDup.exclude-list. Is there a solution to allow for regex matching of paths for this ...
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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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Déjà Dup over SSH - where to enter my login credentials?

I'm trying to make a backup of my folder in my ubuntu 12.10. I'm using BackUp in system setting using ssh, it can go through preparation file to backup. but then failed. cannot have permission to ...
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Lubuntu and backup software?

I use unity and I appreciate the backup facilities incorporate since 12.04 (deja dup). Is it possible to use it with Lubuntu ? One of the advantages of the integration of deja dup in unity is the ...
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deja-dup backup encrypted home

Some days ago i have encrypted my home thanks to ecryptfs-utils. Now i have a big doubt regarding deja-dup and the future backup: can i backup the files that are in my home folder? will they be ...
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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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Deja Dup Backup to Cd/Dvd Possible or Not?

I started to use Linux/Ubuntu 12.04 last week. I'm a new comer. I liked this O.S. But I have a question which I couldn't find the answer here and by google search. The question is "Can I get scheduled ...
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Backup programs and user data from an old hdd to a new installation on ssd

I have a Ubuntu system on my old hdd, which is connected via usb to this system, and a sdd is built into my notebook. At the moment I am running an Ubuntu system from a usb stick. I have tried to ...
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Directory mirroring over network

I need a software or any other way to backup my home directory instantly so that if my data is lost I have another copy over the network. I have a NAS on my local network and I want to have an exact ...
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How can I backup files on /etc using Deja Dup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I open Deja Dup as root? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm trying to setup Deja Dup to backup the files for several users (/home) and /etc but as it runs as myself, ...
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Truly Quiet Deja Dup

I have set-up Deja Dup to take backup over a ssh connection on the LAN. At times when the link is down, Deja Dup pops out a box 'No route to host'. Is there a way to avoid this? Like a -quiet switch??...
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Deja Dup backup, change use of /tmp to another folder/location

As the title suggests, I'd like to force Deja Dup to use a folder other than /tmp. My backups fail due to size size restrictions, see bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/deja-dup/+bug/1033552 Any help ...
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Where does deja-dup log its errors?

I configured Deja-dup to make a daily backup of my whole data drive. Now I get an error message each time, telling me, that not all files could be backuped. But i cannot find any Deja-dup logs in /var/...
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Backing up bind mounted folders

My layout is as follows. LVM Setup: /dev/VG/Documents, /dev/VG/Music, /dev/VG/Pictures, /dev/VG/Music, /dev/VG/Documents, etc.... Each of the LVMs is bind mounted to the corresponding folder name in ...
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How to restore downloads folder from de ja dup backup

I backed up my entire home folder including Downloads. After purchasing a new laptop, I found there is no "revert to previous version" when right clicking on downloads. There are files in Downloads ...
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Is it possible to restore only one directory with the backup utility?

I use the default backup utility of ubuntu (deja-dup) in the settings panel. Today I delete by error one directory. I tried to restore it but I did not succeed. Must I restore all my backup if I only ...
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How do I restore a specific folder from an encrypted backup?

I was wondering how to restore from an encrypted backup but only restore the Videos directory in the backup? The backup is stored on Ubuntu One and I'm using 12.04.
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Restoring backup with Deja Dup from external HD

So, here's the problem that I have with restoring. First, I backed up like everything. So I had place on the external HD for only one copy. I had to reinstall everything, but I didn't worry because I ...
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Can app developers indicate folders to be excluded from Déjà Dup?

OS X‘s Time Machine backup system has an API that let application developers indicate that certain folders belonging to the application should be excluded from the user‘s backup. This is done through ...
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How does deja-dup react to whole folders being moved?

Does deja-dup have some mechanism to detect when I've moved a complete folder into a new subfolder? Or will it copy all the files in the folder again? I'm talking about folders that contain some 100 ...
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Is there a setting to tell Deja dup when to make full backup?

Is there some settings to tell Deja dup when to make full backup? I using this just two weeks and today hit full backup again. I do backup at least once per day, but usaly 2-5 times per day. And Want ...
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Disk quota for a folder

I would like to limit the amount of data my Deja dup backup will try to put on its corresponding Dropbox folder, say limit it only to 500MB? Is it possible to set a disk quota on a file folder?
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Moving Deja Dup Backups From Dropbox to Ubuntu One

Is there a way where I can instead transfer/upload all my previous Deja dup backups from my Dropbox to my Ubuntu One and then from there, Deja dup will just continue synching with it whenever it ...
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Can I restore with Déjà Dup after formatting my computer?

As Mountain Lion is coming this month, I would like to do a clean installation of my dual-boot iMac, but as I use more Ubuntu, I want to give it more HD space than it haves now (125 GB in a 500 GB HDD,...
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How to wipe all Deja Dup backups?

I am unsure about what is the recommended way of wiping a Deja Dup backup. I've made a restructuring and a correction to the way my backups are made, and removed a large entity, cough rootfs, cough ...
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Will deja dup or any other backup program work with Charter Cloud Drive?

Charter Communications offers their own cloud drive backup service for their customers. Since it is unlimited disk space, I am considering using it. Does deja dup or any other backup solution ...
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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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How can I get Deja-Dup to use my “Skydrive” account instead of Ubuntu One?

Wow can I set Deja-Dup to use my "SkyDrive" as the backup, since I have so much more storage? Any ideas or successful attempts?
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Why is Deja-Dup slow to backup to Ubuntu One location? [closed]

I am using Deja-Dup to backup my home directory to Ubuntu One. Doing a full backup seems to take at least a day. My broadband upload speed is measuring about 3Mb/s at the moment, but when I use ...
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Deja-dup: Invalid data - SHA1 hash mismatch for file

I have backed up my data with deja-dup utility and made clean install of 12.04. But when I tried to restore the back up I got this error: invalid data - SHA1 hash mismatch for file: duplicity-full....
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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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How do I open Deja Dup as root?

I wanted to backup /var/cache/apt/archives using 'Deja Dup' but it keeps saying >> Could not backup the following files. Please make sure you are able to open them. /var/cache/apt/archives/...
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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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Backing up to Box.net account (webdav and Deja)

I have a Box.net account and it's feeling neglected so I decided to place my backups there since it's bigger than my Ubuntu One storage. When I try to set this up I get an error though. I set it up ...