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re: timeshift, using ubuntu 20.04 SERVER, (CLI), and an external drive (sdb1 a sandisk), how to formulate the command line so that the backup is directed to the external drive?

I successfully ran this line and it placed a backup on my root.
sudo timeshift --create --comments "first backup" --tags D

How to run a new backup so that it ends up on a mounted external drive? sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/sandisk

I can't find this info online.

I'm a newbie.

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man timeshift is your friend. It includes the answer to your question.

‐‐snapshot‐device <device> Specify backup device (default: config)

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