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

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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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How to backup a single file with deja-dup?

when I reinstall I prefer to have a new system; however there are some configuration files in ~/ might like to keep. Can I back up a single file with deja dup? (note these files may need to stay in ...
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How can I force Déjà Dup to make a full backup?

My déjà dup backup seems to be corrupted, at least it tells me on every backup that there's a CRC error and aborts the backup. Now I think with a full backup I could fix this, but I haven't found a ...
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How can I change what time Deja Dup does its backup?

I believe it automatically runs at midnight, but I would rather it run during an off-peak internet period to save my quota. How can I change the time it runs?
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Is there any value to using Deja Dup in addition to Ubuntu One file sync?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 64bit and am currently using Ubuntu One file sync for all of my files and devices. I just discovered Deja Dup and was wondering if it was a good idea to use it in addition to ...
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How does the backup-button works and how can I use this under Ubuntu?

Many external hard drives have a backup-button with a OTB function for backing up stuff. An example is the "Sharkoon Quickstore Portable". So how does this button works? Is there a vendor neutral ...
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Deja Dup Ubuntu One plugin

I know this will be shipped by default in 11.10, but I was wondering if there is a plugin or addon (out now) that will allow me to backup to my Ubuntu One account?
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How can I set up hourly Deja-Dup backups?

Is there a way I get the amazing Deja-dup to make me hourly backups in addition to daily, weekly, biweekly etc? If not, is there something else that I could use instead?
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How to delete all the settings for Deja Dup

When I upgraded to 11.04 Deja Dup started behaving strangely, it would begin a new full backup everytime the computer was started because it was looking for a drive and folder which I had removed some ...
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What happens if Déjà Dup tries to back up to a disconnected external disc?

I have just installed Déjà Dup on my (11.04) laptop and have scheduled automatic weekly backups to an external hard disc which is not always connected to the laptop. What will happen if a scheduled ...
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Is it possible to backup individual files with Deja Dup?

In the Deja Dup preferences, it is possible to select certain folders to backup and certain folders to exclude. I would like to be able to backup individual files in my Home folder (Such as .vimrc ...
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Can I use my Ubuntu One account to backup with Déjà Dup?

I would like to use my Ubuntu One account to back up some files with Déjà Dup. Is this possible?
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When I boot-up I get this dialog: “Backup Failed: Failed with an unknown error”

Backup Failed Failed with an unknown error. When I booted-up this morning I got a dialog which presented the above message and no other information! The dialog is "helpful" in that it tells ...