I backed up my home folder with deja dup. I then reinstall Ubuntu 16.04. After all updates and software installation, I tried to restore my backup with no luck. It hangs saying input and output error

  • More info please-where is the backup located, exact text of error, etc. – Organic Marble May 24 '16 at 9:43
  • Backed up in external hardrive and error message is Backup location ‘/duplicity-full.20160502T184526Z.vol5764.difftar.gz’ does not exist. – Henry Folorunsho May 24 '16 at 13:12
  • Possible duplicate of askubuntu.com/questions/422872/… See here for workaround. – Organic Marble May 24 '16 at 14:19

I had a similar problem trying to reload my Documents, Pictures, and Videos files. I saved my backup to 16Gbyte USB stick under 14.04 LTS. Somehow the folder were I placed the backup got placed under a different directory on the USB stick. Try looking around in the directory, or on the device where you stored the backup. Once I got the correct path to the backup, deja dup worked and restored my files to those directories under 16.04 LTS.

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