View Full Version : [SOLVED] Backup Ability Broken???
October 15th, 2009, 06:48 PM
I have tried 3 methods of backing up my /home.
1- Deja Dup
2- Simple Backup
NONE of them work. I get various error messages.
Please point me in the direction of using dd to copy (dump) my /home to a usb attached hard disk.
October 15th, 2009, 07:21 PM
The only method I'm familiar with is grsync, right now it seems to be broken in Karmic, so I just do it by hand, this is what I use.
rsync -av --delete /home/<me> <me>@server:restore
In the above example /home/<me> is my home directory <me>@server:restore/ is the directory I store the backup on, on my server. You can use any target directory using the example.
October 27th, 2009, 01:17 PM
I'm a developer of Deja Dup. Sorry to hear it didn't work. The version in Karmic (out in a couple days) might have fixed the bug you ran into, or you could try the official PPA .
Though if rsync works for you, that's good too. :)
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