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Duplicity is a program for making encrypted bandwidth-efficient backups.

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How to restore mupltiple duplicity backups to their original destination?

I had a 'little' problem upgrading from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. It was in bootloop after restarting. I did a backup two weeks earlier so I wasn't worried. I reinstalled ubuntu 19.10 without keeping the ...
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“Backups” (deja-dup): after installing duplicity 0.8 from source, “Backups” can't find it

When using "Backups" (a.k.a. deja-dup) - it doesn't find duplicity, although it's installed: I have been trying to backup using "Backups" (a.k.a. deja-dup), and it turns out that the current ...
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Duplicity Collection Status Format

Wondering if I can get a hand here parsing the output from the command duplicity collection-status MYPATH My ulitimate goal is to build a "restore" script that will use this command and build out a ...
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Duplicity with GPG 2.1

I am trying to configure daily backups from my computer to a remote server using duplicity, but for some reason duplicity does not want to cooperate with GPG at all. I have never consciously used GPG ...
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Backup Tool Not Working in Ubuntu 18.04

I'm completely new to Linux OS environment & wanted to experiment a bit. After installing Ubuntu 18.04.2 TLS (& productivity software), I tried back-up my system w/ the Backup software ...
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Layers of confusion about Deja-Dup encrypted backups

I've been happily rolling along with my Deja-Dup backups to remote Google Drive for a month or so. At some point, I may or may not have entered a passphrase. I may or may not have had a GPG key at the ...
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Deja-Dup, Duplicity: 31 GPGError, decryption failed: Bad session key

I'm using Deja-Dup for years to backup my desktop system to a local NAS. A while ago it stopped working. I tried using a new, clean destination folder on the NAS as well as numerous hints from the web,...
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How to get a date range for Deja-Dup / Duplicity backup?

I'm using TimeShift as recommended for system backup. It's worked so well I've been donating to the project. I'm using Deja-Dup and Duplicity for backing up all user files (the /home directory) to ...
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deja-dup/duplicity: Backup Failed InvalidBackendURL

I have launched a backup on Ubuntu 18.04 via the Déjà Dup Backup Tool and it fails with the following error: Backup Failed InvalidBackendURL: missing // - relative paths not supported for scheme ...
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Copy a duplicity backup to another destination

I have a Duplicity backing up to an S3 bucket. It has n backups, acquired over a few years. I've recently bought an external drive to have a more local version immediately available. Is there a ...
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Where does Duplicity/DejaDup store its cronjob?

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 16 to 18, and now DejaDup isn't working. It runs...all the time, and never finishes. However, the DejaDup/Backup gui says it's not running, but when you start a new job,...
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Duplicity Restore Failed

I was having some issues with my laptop connecting to wifi, so I decided just to reinstall the OS. I made a backup with Duplicity and moved it to my phone, made a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04, then ...
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What to do when deja-dup restore failed?

I have a full backup done by deja-dup in a external HD of about 300Gb. I'm trying to restore it into another 1tb external HD, but when 58Gb was extracted an error have occurred :( Traceback (...
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duplicity list files

I have backed up files in /media/sdb1/mybkup I ask duplicity to list the backed up files. Tried several formats based on ask ubuntu answers duplicity list-current-files /media/sdb1/mybkup duplicity ...
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errors running duplicity on ubuntu 18.10

While running duplicity, I got a lot of errors, some of them are strange like the following: Error [Errno 22] Invalid argument getting delta for /sys/fs/cgroup/memory/system.slice/snap-gtk\x2dcommon\...
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Duplicity with B2 Backblaze issue

Running 18.04LTS I've installed Duplicity... it seems to work. I'm running duplicity 0.7.18.2. I've installed the B2 Command line tool... it works without issue. I get the following when I try to ...
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How can I restore a folder backed up on my old computer running Ubuntu to my new one?

To my surprise and delight I was able to do this. I figured I should document it somewhere. It synthesizes a couple other answers I found to guide me but focuses on a case that I haven't seen ...
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Reading full deja-dup progress log

While restoring backed-up data, the attending window shows the last 100 actions in the Details box. Especially for lengthy operations, I would be interested in perusing the full list and seeing what ...
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Cannot restore directory with accurate date control with nautilus and deja-dup

Situation Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, deja-dup 30.0, duplicity 0.6.23, I have accidentally deleted a directory's content for which I made a backup just 5 days ago. The data arrangement is the following:...
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Duplicity Error Message when Backing Up

Everything was working fine, nothing changed on my system - Ubuntu 18.04, right up to date. And I do the weekly backup to my external HDD and this message comes up after saying the backup failed. Can ...
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Extract unencrypted duplicity backup when all sigtar and most manifest files are missing

I am trying to extract a backup from an old duplicity back up (done by the ubuntu gui, I believe it was deja-dup). I copied all I could off a dying hard drive. I have a lot of difftar.gz files - ...
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How do I get unattended backups with duplicity WITHOUT changing how my backups are currently encrypted?

I'm switching from using deja-dup to just using duplicity, but backups fail due to "gpg: decryption failed: bad key". Here is the script I made to put in my crontab: https://hastebin.com/piwupitiku....
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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 / 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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Users have different duplicity versions

I've just installed the latest version of duplicity (0.7.18 at the time of writing) using these instructions to add the ppa then update. I did this under my account which has sudo privileges and ...
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How to fix Duplicity B2 (Backblaze) error

When running Duplicity to backup to B2 (Backblaze) it fails with the following error: Attempt 1 failed. AttributeError: B2ProgressListener instance has no attribute '__exit__' Attempt 2 failed. ...
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Duplicity fails with bad session key error

This is the error: Error processing remote manifest (duplicity-inc.20180712T125810Z.to.20180719T130228Z.manifest.gpg): GPG Failed, see log below: ===== Begin GnuPG log ===== gpg: WARNING: "--no-use-...
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Can I restore material from a duplicity backup to another laptop?

I have two laptops. I back both them up to the SAME external hard drive. Backups are labelled laptopA and laptopB. A runs 16.04 and B runs 17.10 Laptop A is no longer working. I want to 'restore' ...
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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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duplicity --progress not working properly

So I've been using the command duplicity ~ gdocs://my_folder_here to back up my /home folder to Google Drive periodically, and recently ran into the --progress argument that is supposed to show me the ...
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How to correctly restore directory backed up with duplicity

When I backup a directory with duplicity, I can only restore the contents from within directory, but not the whole directory itself. Here is what I have. I have a folder to backup: /var/www/wordpress,...
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Duplicity without encryption

I tried using duplicity without encryption using --no-encryption flag, and although the data is stored and not encrypted, I am not able to restore it using duplicity restore --file-to-restore option (...
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unable to restore duplicity backup

am unable to restore part of my duplicity backup, the file format is /media/ravi/TOSHIBA/Dejadup 090518/Part 2/duplicity-inc.20180507T183302Z.to.20180507T204510Z.vol1.difftar.gz. get a hash mismatch ...
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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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Duplicity - storage location not available, waiting for Google

I recently upgraded Ubuntu from 17.10 to 18.04 LTS and used my usb key as a backup for my files. Now that I am on Ubuntu 18.04, I have a problem with duplicity. In fact, when I run the restore process,...
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How large a backup can Duplicity handle?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for a Samba File Server, and the total Volume of Data is greater than 700GB. Using the duplicity command I first took a full set data backup. But when I tried to use ...
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trouble restoring home directory from backup

I was using an old version of Ubuntu, made a backup of /home/user on an external HD, installed the much newer Ubuntu 17.04 (formatting the old machine), and now am trying to restore /home/user. I can ...
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Deja dup can't restore files after ubuntu 17.10 upgrade

Situation: Have backups from before 17.10 upgrade, and want to restore a file or two from those backups. When you go to Deja Dup to restore a file you don't get a choice as to where to restore from. ...
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What files are required and how to restore a backup in Duplicity

I am unable to access a backup made using "backups" after a fresh install of 16.04. My HDD may be corrupted since the utility replies with "no backups to restore". Files on the HDD are labeled ...
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How to make Deja-Dup behave?

I've dug through old questions, and the only ones I found that seemed to address this were five or six years old, referencing folders that don't exist in my install. I'm on 16.04 Mate, trying to get ...
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Backup with deja-dup failing

I started to get s trange message while running the backup procedure. At the end it says that the backup failed with the following error: "Backup location /tmp/duplicity-bghuvg-tempdir/mktemp does not ...
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Duplicity error while restoring

i'm trying to restore one folder by duplicity backup, but i always get this traceback error i googled that all the morning but i solve it :( i use this command duplicity -v9 --no-encryption --force -...
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Duplicity and Anaconda clash [duplicate]

Trying to use duplicity on ubuntu 16.04 with Anaconda 2 installed, raise the following Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line 61, in <module> from duplicity ...
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duplicity gpg error

I have been using deja dup for backup for years now on this same computer. I recently upgraded my external hard drives that I use for backup, but successfully started doing incremental backups. After ...
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duplicity restore went wrong

Using --force in a duplicity restore experiment, I accidentally made duplicity delete numerous folders. Yes, it is possible to destroy data with backup software. Testdisk not R-studio are able to ...
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How can I check if a deja-dup/duplicity backup is in progress and pause/stop it?

I have scheduled duplicity backups via deja-dup on my laptop. However, when I am on battery power I want to pause or stop the backup.
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Déjà Dup backup failing with python stack trace on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and I've been unable to backup my home directory for several days now. Every time Déjà Dup runs it fails with the following stack trace: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Duplicity Backup Browse

I have made a duplicity backup with Ubuntu 14.04 in another laptop of my home directory. I copied all duplicity back files to my current laptop to "/home/user/Ubuntu-backup" How do i browse the ...
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Duplicity error

I had to reinstall Ubuntu due to some driver problems. After reinstalling, I tried recovering all my data from my backup, but I kept on getting the error: OSError: [Errno 38] Function not implemented ...
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Duplicity error having to do with python?

So I'm having this error which apparently is a known issue. I'm looking for a work-around until it's fixed because I can't afford to go without systems backup. Traceback (most recent call last): ...