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Ubuntu One was announced to be discontinued (file-sync-cloud and mp3 store at least), but it isn't completely discontinued - see this page where they advertise "cloud-syncing database api", and not just files. You should download all your data from U1 while you can. :( Hopefully they're making something even better soon.


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Kuaipan communicates with the servers hosted at http://kuaipan.cn. While Ubuntu's servers, hosted at http://one.ubuntu.com use 256-bit encryption, Kuaipan uses an unguarded internet connection. Using Kuaipan would be heck as scary for people who upload their personal data to the cloud. While the promise of 1 TB does look alluring, do note that Kuaipan is ...


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There's more to it than .config and such from your home dir. The login screen wallpaper is somewhere like /usr/share/lubuntu/wallpapers, and if you customized the bootloader it's yet somewhere else. I wonder how people scoop stuff up for "themes" like this one -- http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/windows-xp-theme-lubuntu Is there a script or package that ...


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I'm facing the same problem as you did. Since the .wine folder are actually linked with Documents folder, it's probably gone. However, you can try to recover some of the files by referring to this page http://www.webupd8.org/2009/03/recover-deleted-files-in-ubuntu-debian.html. Hope it can help.


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Ensure your external hard drive is connected, powered and mounted. If this is the case you should be able to view to files in Nautilus, the File Manager. Then you should find the location of the folder you backed your files up to. Navigate there using Nautilus, such that you are in the folder with all the compressed backup files. Now press ctrl+L to bring ...


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USB Backup Drive does not show up complete after a successful dd backup Don't do that, especially with lvm; use a proper backup method instead. By copying the whole thing bit for bit, you now have two volumes that have the same UUID, and this makes them difficult or impossible to differentiate. In the case of LVM, this may cause the system to ...


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I also had the same screen when I put it in the USB 2.0 but when I plugged it into the USB 3.0 port then it would be detected and you can see it with lsusb.


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To answer your first question: yes, you would simply restore the /home folder from the backup location and you're done. After a fresh install, it's OK to restore the backup files over any new files that may have been created. However, you will need to manually reinstall any (non-standard) applications that were installed on your old disk. There are ways to ...


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I had the same issue. Following rbello1824's link I was able to resolve it. I had to select the custom location option and manually enter the location as: smb://WORKGROUP\Username@server/Folder Worked perfect! Thanks rbello!


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If you're talking about your files and documents, yes there is no problem (There could be a problem in restoring a program which depends on a 32 bits library which is not in the 64 bits version, but otherwise I don't see any issue)


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You can choose to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS inside Windows on any of your NTFS partitions using wubi installer. This way you can keep your Windows installation, and have Ubuntu installed and/or removed like any other regular piece of software designed for windows. A wubi installation is as fast as a normal Ubuntu installation but you cannot allocate more ...


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Yes you can. Make a restoration image by windows and create a bootable windows disk. http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/windows-and-office/create-a-recovery-drive-in-windows-8/7261/ http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/windows-and-office/restore-windows-8-with-system-image-recovery/7464/


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If you run in terminal: ./home/user/backup.sh you will get probably an error like: bash: ./home/user/backup.sh: No such file or directory That because in this case is not correct to use that . (dot) in front of the path to the scipt (/home/user/backup.sh). Also be sure that backup.sh is executable by running: chmod +x /home/user/backup.sh And also, ...


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dd, as mentioned by a previous poster, is the native way to go. You'll want it to continue over errors, though, so you'd start it with: dd if=<usb device> of=<new file on disk with enough space> bs=<should match your blocksize> conv=noerror,sync The important part is the last one: conv=sync tells dd to pad all those blocks it could read ...


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If you cannot get any advanced graphics running, but you still can log in and use the terminal of your installed Ubuntu, do the following to save your data: method 1 start the computer, connect an external drive to store the backup First you have to find out the exact drivename and mountpoint of the external drive: start a terminal and type lsblk ...


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Another way using the graphical interface is to install Dropbox on your system, create a folder within the Dropbox folder. After doing those steps point the backup to it using the custom location choice. After the backup is complete the Dropbox client will automatically upload the backup to the cloud.


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The problem I believe you are having is when you do a dd the new drive still does not have the same guid as the old drive. This will cause problems because your initrd images are built for the wrong drive. Lvm is the answer to your needs. Install your system using lvm partitions and you can snapshot live partitions, back them up, put them on new drives, ...


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You might also consider TimeShift. The project page is on Launchpad. Timeshift's main use is to create a system restore point before making (potentially risky) system changes, as stated on the web site: TimeShift is similar to applications like rsnapshot, BackInTime and TimeVault but with different goals. TimeShift is designed to protect only ...


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Deja Dup is just a front-end (and configuration helper) for Duplicity. From its --help, you can see what it supports: cf+http://container_name file:///some_dir ftp://user[:password]@other.host[:port]/some_dir ftps://user[:password]@other.host[:port]/some_dir hsi://user[:password]@other.host[:port]/some_dir ...


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One of my favorite services that no one is listing is BitTorrent Sync. They offer UNLIMITED transfer and storage space; it works just like Dropbox. The ONLY downside is that it is indeed BitTorrent; one computer has to be on with the files. I just let it run on my laptop. It's multiplatform, and its incredibly sharable. Ther's also Dropbox, which I highly ...


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The following is a list of the cloud services similar to Ubuntu One that work in Ubuntu (Can be installed with a .DEB file) and may provide support for the Unity Systray: Dropbox Website - https://www.dropbox.com/ Starting Free Space - 2 GB Bonus Space - 25 GB to 50 GB when used on an Smartphone Characteristics - Sync Files/Folders between devices. Unity ...


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I use Google Drive with Insync. I think Insync is the most decent cloud service client for Ubuntu, as you can leave your files where they are, because Insync can follow symlinks.


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OneMediaHub (Funambol) is a good one. It's supported by large amounts of different hardware and operating systems. I sync my Android device with Google, Evolution, my Nokia N8, etc. It's really quite good. It's open source as well, so you can run it yourself if you want to. It supports notes, contacts, calendar, todo, pictures, video, music and other ...


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I got this message on ubuntu 13.10 too after having: Logged-in with a user Mounted an external drive Switched to a second user sudo umounted the external drive and mounted it within the second user The drive resulted mounted and reachable but deja-dup was returning that error solution: rebooting and mounting directly the drive within the user I needed ...


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Maybe is solution for you to have swap on file. You not need partition and can create one for ubuntu one for kali on / partition. create file with name swapfile dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=1024 count=21474836480 count is size of file create swap "file system" mkswap /swapfile turn on swap swapon /swapfile write to /etc/fstab sudo nano ...


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Note that you will likely need to rename the database file when you port it, as Chrome auto-assigns a numeric value upon SB install. Immediately after re-installing SB, take note of the name of the database file created. Shut down Chrome and move, rename, or delete the file. Copy in your original database file and rename it to match the noted name.


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Your data is saved in your chrome profile folder. To go there, type : chrome://version/ in your chrome browser open a terminal, and navigate to the Profile Path given by the page mentioned above backup the folder : myprofile/databases/chrome-extension_edacconmaakjimmfgnblocblbcdcpbko_0 you should be able to restore it by copying to your new profile folder ...


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Problem solved. The cron job was running each night but not completing. The problem was with the script. The cron shell did not interpret "==" as equal, i.e. in the cron shell "1==1" was evaluated as false. However, when I ran the program at the command line it worked. I read somewhere that the bash shell understands == or = to mean equal... but the ...


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You can create reflinks in a backup directory to everything under /home/user, which is very similar to what a snapshot is. For example you could run something like cp -rax --reflink /home/user /backup/home/user. (Both /home/user and /backup/home/user need to be on the same btrfs volume.) This will copy the directory structure and the inodes (meta-data), but ...


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I figured it out... I inserted the Ubuntu install CD and duel booted Ubuntu with Ubuntu and the computer booted fine.


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I have always just used rsync to backup my home directory to a NAS. I care only about my data. Installing Ubuntu and applications from repositories after a complete disaster is relatively easy anyway. You could consider using dd to copy the whole disk image if you wish, but I honestly think it's pointless in the Linux world. Here are instructions (and a ...


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My money's on Benoit for having the truly correct answer here, but as soon as you can verify that your script executes you will likely find some additional errors. In short, make sure you also check your environment! You're half way there by using variables that define the location of the commands (MYSQL="$(which mysql)") but which mysql just reads your ...


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Ensure to run: sudo crontab -e (or crontab -e as root) And add the desired script: */15 * * * * /bin/bash /home/wayne/scripts/mysql_backup.sh This will initiate the cron every 15 minutes, obviously you may want to change that.


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Unless you've skipped some characters when writting the syslog output in your question, it looks like you've made a typo in your CRON command by forgetting the / in front of the command that should looks like : /home/wayne/scripts/mysql_backup.sh


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This is very easy to do from Ubuntu Software Center Open software center and click on 'File' menu. And then, click the option 'Sync Between Computers...' After you click that, a sidebar would appear on the left side. It will list software in the local computer and the list will be uploaded in the Ubuntu One cloud. See the Last sync at the bottom ...


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I don't know if I get you right but backup in Ubuntu it's not that necessary, anyways if you want to collect and have access from different computer to all manually downloaded apps in a Cloud just use Ubuntu One Cloud create a folder in a Ubuntu One folder for example Apps then copy&paste your apps to that folder and simply sync it. If you need to see ...


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Your problem is the following lines of your script : echo ' ' > /var/log/dmesg echo ' ' > /var/log/syslog echo ' ' > /var/log/message Unsurprisingly, since those are precisely lines 7,8 and 9 which are the ones that bash is complaining about. These commands are attempting to delete the contents of those 3 log files in /var/log but since they are ...


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You most probably don't have read permissions for /var/log/{dmesg,syslog,message}. So even though you have the files created on your destkop, they will be empty, since nothing was read but an attempt to write was made to a file(the one created on your desktop). So you have two options: Get read permissions for /var/log/{dmesg,syslog,message} as follows: ...


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I suspect you just don't have access to them from the user that is running this script. Look at the file ownerships: $ ls -l /var/log/{dmesg,syslog,message} ls: cannot access /var/log/message: No such file or directory -rw-r----- 1 root adm 86384 Mar 9 11:12 /var/log/dmesg -rw-r----- 1 syslog adm 18553 Mar 25 13:25 /var/log/syslog You could read from ...


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If you're not changing architecture (32-bit to 64-bit or vice versa) you can just back up /var/cache/apt/archives, restore it to the new machine and run sudo apt-get update That'll get all the applications migrated so you don't have to download them but it won't install them for you. Better yet, try this- dpkg --get-selections > ...


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You will likely have to set the BIOS and possibly jumpers on the mechanical hard drive to be a slave drive versus the primary drive. Your Ubuntu SSD Drive should be set to be the primary, but yes all of this is able to be accomplished. The manufacturer of the hard drives should have Support online that specifies how to accomplish the change to make the drive ...


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Thunderbird uses the IMAP protocol to download messages. There are command-line IMAP utilities with which you can automate connecting and downloading messages from your account. Look at getmail (http://pyropus.ca/software/getmail/) as a possible option. You can very easily automate this with a cron job (How do I set up a Cron job?). As an example you could ...



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