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Questions tagged [deja-dup]

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

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DejaDup - Warnings after transferring Ubuntu to a new disk

I seem to have a small but annoying problem with DejaDup. I recently moved my entire Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installation to a larger SSD unit. In order to do that I used the command dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/...
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How to use non-root folder on an external drive for Backup/DejaDup?

I would like to use my external drive for backups using the integrated Backups/DejaDup solution. However, I also use the drive for other things and have a folder "Backups" there that is also used for ...
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backup with Dèja Dup and Duplicity returns an error

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 and the backup tool Dèja Dup It returns the following error: File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line 453, in <lambda> vol_num: put(tdp, dest_filename, vol_num), File "/usr/bin/...
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Automatic uncompressed backup/folder syncing to smb share

I have an smb share, an Ubuntu laptop and a Windows Desktop. The Desktop is backing up one of its drives to the smb share using Windows file history (keeping a local copy). If I want I can access that ...
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Permission Problems with Déjà Dup

When trying to back up my system, I get the following error. I know that there is something going on with permissions but I just do not know exactly what that something is. Will someone please help me?...
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SSD failure and Deja-Dup failure

My dad's computer had a SSD failure. Frequent backups from his home folder are made with Deja-Dup to an external hard drive which were always successful. I bought a new SSD and after installing I ...
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Restoring selected files from deja dup to another machine; gui available?

Deja Dup works fine; click on the 'safe' icon, and you back up your system to an external USB drive. If you want to restore something you deleted or need an earlier version of, see this answer. ...
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How to do multiple time interval settings for different files in Deja Dup

I use DejaDup to Backup my files. I would like to Back up a set of files (especially programming codes) more often say every 5 minutes and delete backup older than 1 hour. I want to backup my ...
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How to configure gdrive for deja-dup?

Currently using Kubuntu 18.04. I am trying to set up deja-dup to backup my files to my Google Drive. I have already added my google accounts and can access my files on Google Drive through dolphin. ...
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Can I delete the Deja-dup files if I no longer need the backup

I have a laptop with limited storage and was looking to free up some space and notice that this file is alomost 16 gb. I haven't backed up anything in over a year and have no need for that backup ...
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Can I access files directly after backup with Deja Dup?

I'm wanting to use Backups (Deja Dup), but I'm wondering if the files will be directly accessible off the hard disk after I've done my backup? Or do I need to perform a recovery in order to access the ...
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How to restore from another account's backup? (deja-dup won't recognize backup)

So, to clarify the question, I had a backup on another Ubuntu account, but I had to reinstall Ubuntu over it, but still have said backup on my external hard drive. I went into deja-dup and attempted ...
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Deja Dup Restore

I would like to add full disk encryption to Ubuntu 18.04. I am aware it is not really possible without reinstalling the OS. I'm wondering if I can backup certain directories with Deja Dup then ...
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Deja Dup storage time [duplicate]

I am planning to Deja Dup for our office users backup. We all are using Ubuntu 16.04 & Ubuntu 18.04. Deja Dup is saving backup for 6 month at least, which is crazy. one week or 15days is more ...
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Deja Dup / Boto S3 backup getting 403 with valid credentials

I'm using Deja Dup to backup my laptop to S3. This has been working for many backups but as of 20 days ago stopped working. Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line 1532, ...
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Deja-Dup does not remember network share password even though “remember password” box was ticked

Using Deja-Dup to back up to a network share from a Lubuntu 18.04.1 laptop. Deja-Dup properly asks for credentials for the share, and offers the option to save the password by ticking a box. Which I ...
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ftp command times out in 18.04

I recently upgraded my server from 16.04 to 18.04. I have alway's used the command ftp://backups@192.168.1.x/ in Deja Dup on my laptop (also recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 from 17.10)to make ...
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Deja-dup local restore fails, waiting for Google config

I backed up from Ubuntu 16.04 to a USB hard drive using Deja-Dup. Following a system crash I tried to restore the data files to my new system drive running 18.04. Deja-Dup offers a choice of backup ...
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Ubuntu Backup (Déjà Dup) keeps failing to start

Backup (Déjà Dup) used to work well in Ubuntu 16.04 but since updating to 18.04 it will go weeks without backing up. If I try and force a backup by turning off the schedule slider, the "Back up now" ...
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Duplicity Restore Failure under Ubuntu 18.04

My Duplicity backup created under Ubuntu 16.04 cannot be restored under 18.04. The backup is on an external Linq hard disk. Is there any chance of recovering the backup hard disk? This the message ...
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Backintime Deleted Files

I am using backintime (BIT) because it does what I want a backup software to do: backupping and taking snapshots of different states. My system: Xubuntu 16.04 and since yesterday Xubuntu 18.04. ...
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Ubuntu (18.04) Backup (DejaDup) repeatedly asks for password

My Ubuntu backup is repeatedly asking for my password and it will not accept the password that I have previously been using. I have already checked to ensure that various directories in my home ...
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Can I recover Thunderbird e-mails from a recent backup in Xubuntu 16.04 into a recently installed version of Xubuntu 18.04?

I worked with Xubuntu 16.04 for some years and tried to upgrade to version 18.04 some time ago. Every week I made a backup with 'deja-dup'. The upgrade to 18.04 failed and I had to decide installing ...
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Cannot hide Google Drive icon from nautilus menu

Ever since I had selected my google drive account as my default storage location in Déjà Dup, an annoying icon with the name of my account shows up at the right side of my nautilus menu. When I ...
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Déjà Dup doesn't open a window when doing the backup

I have updated to 18.04.1 from 16.04.5 a few weeks ago and I noticed that Déjà Dup doesn't open a window when doing the backup like it used to (as far as I can say, the backup is done without problem)....
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dejadup details text is all black in 18.04 - how to stop?

Having updated to 18.04 from 16.04, I decided to start a new backup from scratch. I use dejadup and notice that when it's backing up, the details box appears mainly as a black rectangle, obscuring the ...
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Scenario for using deja-dup for restoration [closed]

I use deja-dup and Clonezilla for backups. What scenario would there be where deja-dup would be used to restore?
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Post 18.04.1 - Deja Dup cannot detect the mounted & ready optical disk (CD)

The CD contents are visible in "Files" but "Deja Dup" is not detecting it. In previous versions of Ubuntu, I could stop & restart the backup utility. The CD would then be detected and the backup ...
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Problem with '/usr/share/doc/libperl5.26'

Ubuntu! Well, I'm running Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) on VirtualBox with a Windows 7 Ultimate host. When I click Deja Dup Backup, it loads, but when I click Back Up Now it tells me to install '...
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The deja-dup-monitor allocates 112G of virtual memory - is it normal?

I have clean installation of Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS with MATE DE. In htop I see that deja-dup-monitor wants 112G of virtual memory. Is it normal?
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deja dup for non-Linux partittions

I have two desktops which I purchased respectively with WINXP and WIN10, both of which I dual-booted to Ubuntu 16.04. Both have two internal hard drives, each of which is dedicated wholly to one of ...
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Restore old Déjà Dup back-up in 18.04 [duplicate]

How to restore the backup which is taken when my system had 16.04 using Déjà Dup? Now my system has 18.04.
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18.04, Deja Dup, backup to AWS S3 bucket

18.04 has a nag message about backups. I tried to configure it to backup to an AWS s3 bucket, as I'd done in 16.04. The new Deja Dup UI doesn't show AWS S3 as an option in "Online Accounts" (even ...
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Deja: Save backup at more places

I want make a backup with deja and save this backup local and about ssh for example. Is it possible to choose two or more places?
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Restore individual folders from full backup using duplicity/deja

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver). I would like to selectively restore some folders from a backup performed using duplicity on Ubuntu 12.04 to avoid overriding my home folder....
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Backup the system, upgrade the os version and restore backup.. the whole process?

I'm using Ubunutu 15.04 at the moment and I want to upgrade it to 16.04 without losing any of my data(I guess it means home directory). I found a resource like this and think of using it but, first, ...
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Deja Dup fails to restore because it can't write to the directory

Installed Ubuntu 18.04 from a USB drive and wanted to restore a directory from the external backup drive that had been done previously on 17.10. After selecting the files listed by Deja Dup the ...
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Using Deja Dup Backup with Encrypted Drive

I have a veracrypt encrypted external that I mount at /mnt/mikedisk. I want to use that disk for my /home backups. The initial configuration worked fine, but I only connect the external periodically, ...
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Restoring files and folders from Deja Dup backup

I had hoped restoring files and folders backed up with Deja Dup would be a straight forward process but unfortunately this is not the case. This is my predicament: a week ago I foolishly decided to ...
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Deja dup backup permission issue

After solving this issue here: Restore backup using Deja Dup failed I get now always this issue when try to make new backup: Permission denied when trying to read ‘/duplicity-inc.20180611T065903Z.to....
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Restore backup using Deja Dup failed

I get this error when try to restore a backup: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line 1532, in <module> with_tempdir(main) File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line ...
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Automatic backup using deja dup on 2 location: locally and usbdrive

I have setup automatic backup on local folder /home/zoroaster/backup and everything work fine, backup and restore. I would like now to setup a second backup on external usbdrive, so that in case ...
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Mount new USB drive

I have issue mounting an usb drive. After inserting the usb drive, I format disc via Disks app and then create partition ext4. After confirming the Disks app close. Then I am trying to mount but ...
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Restoring files with deja-dup fails with “could not restore /home/user/%N”

Every time I try to restore a file with déja-dup, I'm ending up with the following error: Could not restore /home/username/%N": Could not find file in backup copy And I find a directory %N under my ...
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Restoring files to upgraded Ubuntu version using Deja Dup

I am planning on upgrading my Ubuntu version from 14.04 to 16.04. I have a bunch of Deja Dup backup files for my 14.04 system. Suppose I put them on an external drive, something goes wrong with the ...
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How to delete storage locations on Deja Dup?

It's easy enough to add a storage location with Deja Dup, but the menu and the specific storage section don't have a delete button. There's instructions on clearing all settings, but how can I delete ...
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Why is Duplicity asking for a passphrase when restoring a backup?

I'm migrating from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. I've got everything from 16.04 backed up via Deja-dup to an external disk. Now after I installed 18.04, I tried restoring it but failed. So I proceeded to try ...
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Back up password and all files lost

I made a back up to external storage (WD My Passport). Back up size is 255 GB and storage size is 1 TB. I forgotten the back up password. In the storage I had also other very important files that wasn'...
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Restore an encrypted deja dup backup from an earlier release

I've new installed Ubunntu 18.04. Now I want to restore my backup made under 16.04. They are encrypted. I was able to uncrypt the gpg-file and untared some files. All that worked. But now the content ...
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Duplicity: Key Error 418 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I am trying to back up from my archives from deja dup. However it ha encountered an error. I cannot find any references to Key error 418 relating to duplicity. I would like what the error is and where ...