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Can i install ubuntu on an SSD from a persistent live OS and get to keep all the data, programs and settings in the new installation?

I have been trying Ubuntu 20.04 running as persistent live from a 32 GB flash drive, i have setup a lot of programs, settings and gnome extensions and have a lot of data saved there as well, that ...
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I want to keep '/' changes

I'm using systemback for creating a live system for copying my os to another machine easily, but the file copied to '/' directory is not coming in live image. Please anyone have some insight regarding ...
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This application failed to start because no Qt platform plugin could be initialized

I wanted to install Systemback on my ubuntu 20.04 and found this page. When I ran systemback, I get this error message. ckim@ckim-ubuntu:~$ sudo systemback& [1] 220231 ckim@ckim-ubuntu:~$ No ...
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Systemback 1.9.4 - Errno: 22 during system copy

Copying my system (included user data copy ) to internal HD, systemback stopped with error 22 and aborted the copy. Tried to trace with DBGLEV=3 systemback-sustart having the following result: ...
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Cloned Ubuntu does not work properly

I cloned my Ubuntu 18.04 installation to an SSD with the program "systemback" and named it Ubuntuclone. I use Ubuntuclone with my MacBook Pro for a separate OS. While my mac is booting I hit the alt ...
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Systemback equivalent for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Hi I was just about to add the repository for installing systemback, and it has informed me it does not support my version of Ubuntu. Is there something equivalent that I can install?
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Restore Ubuntu Server to Previous State

I am using ubuntu desktop from quite some time but I am a little new to ubuntu server. I purchased a VPS, install and configure different programs and now it is in running state. I want to make some ...
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Snapshot for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I would like to receive recommendations on the most ideal package that can create "restore points" snapshots for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server. Was trying systembackbut it is not being maintained any more. ...
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Systemback errors - 1st errno:17, and now a bunch of errno: 2's

This all started when systemback could not create restore points..after doing some research, I attemepted the commands to remove .gvfs...after doing that, I got another error that the /Desktop/....
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Is it safe to remove the /home/Systemback folder?

I am unsure where this folder comes from. Thus prior to deleting it, I am seeking your advice as to whether it can be safely deleted. What creates this folder? Is this a default folder?
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Error on system start 16.04: /usr/lib/systemback/sbsustart

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 I see this error every time on system start: ERROR: apport (pid 2040) Fri Oct 7 08:03:55 2016: called for pid 2017, signal 6, core limit 0 ERROR: apport (pid 2040) Fri ...
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Cannot run systemback: Unsafe X Window authorization

When running systemback with non-root user, I get the following message: and when running sudo systemback, I get $ sudo systemback Unsafe X Window authorization! Please do not use 'sudo' command....
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How to Copy System With Systemback of Persistent Live Ubuntu?

System: Dell customer PC Studio XPS 8100 PC, i5 2009, 16 GB; which uses Legacy boot. Active on Persistent Live Ubuntu 16.04. SATA connection to HD-500GB which has System of Ubuntu 16.04 which I want ...
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How can I restore using systemback when not booting (and without iso)

I've been trying to change some configurations and now my ubuntu gets stuck in the loading page when starting. Even when I try to start using the safe mode it freezes... I had recently made a back up ...
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Restore Ubuntu using Systemback SBLive file

I need to restore my Ubuntu OS to an earlier time period. I have been suing Systemback to save backups of my system periodically. The problem is that .sblive files are created instead of the .iso ...
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To ignore some files in backup of 16.04?

I have some data files of several GBs which I would not like to be included in backups. I am using at the moment Deja Dup but later Systemback. Systemback is making exact mirror images of the system....
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