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July 12th, 2012, 09:37 AM
Good Day all.

Ive been using backuppc for about 3 years now on my ubuntu server machine for many of my clients.

im now having the following problem when running a backup

Everything i have read tells me that samba changed recently and that is causing a problem and i should down grade smbclient to version smbclient 3.5.11 will fix it.

Now i have never downgraded something so im gathering i do the following

1) Uninstall smbclient

sudo apt-get remove smbclient

The following packages will be REMOVED:
backuppc smbclient

2) Find smbclient 3.5.11
Can I find this using apt or must i download and if so where is the best place to locate archive

3) install smbclient

4) install backuppc

Any help with this regard will be apriciated

July 12th, 2012, 11:24 AM
here is the ubuntu packages:


download the required packages into an empty folder, then from it:

sudo dpkg -i *

this will install that package(s), but its possible you get dependency issue(s)

you should pay attention to deja-dup

It hides the complexity of backing up the
Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regular) and uses duplicity as the

* Support for local, remote, or cloud backup locations, such as Amazon S3,
Rackspace Cloud Files, and Ubuntu One
* Securely encrypts and compresses your data
* Incrementally backs up, letting you restore from any particular backup
* Schedules regular backups
* Integrates well into your GNOME desktop