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When you have downloaded the .tar.gz file from AWS you can either double click on it in nautilus and pull the files out by using the archive-manager or you could when you know the path to your file simply unpack it in terminal (ctrl+alt+t) by: cd /path-where-you-want-to-unpack/ tar -xf /pat-to-your-archive/archive-name.tar.gz
When you backup and restore, the permissions need to be identical, otherwise, you will not be able to log in. You could probably boot into recovery mode and do a recursive chown on your home directory. This should probably fix it.
To restore everything using Deja-Dup on 14.04 Start Deja-Dup Click Overview in the left column. Move to the right and click the Restore... button Browse to the location where you stored the backup. Click Forward. After the "checking for backups" process finishes, choose the backup you want from the drop-down box. Click Forward. Choose to restore to ...
That's correct, even if it tells "--file-to-restore", you can enter any file or folder path (without the "/" sign at the beginning of it, for example "temp/logs") at "foldername" and any "destination folder" (with the "/"sign at the beginning of it, for example "/temp/logs") to the command. Sample: I want to restore my /temp/logs which is backed-up 3 days ...
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