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Questions tagged [backup]

Making copies of data so that the copies may be used to restore the original after a data loss event, or for historical retention.

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Building a personal linux server for small enterprise purpose [on hold]

I'd like to open my own agency and offer map (GIS) services to potential customers. I am thinking about the best way to host and serve such data/services. Right now, what I can think of is: server ...
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Backinpg up GnuPG data

Let's say I want to backup the minimum amount of information with respect to my current setup. I have one RSA public-private keypair generated on my computer and I want to backup this data so that I ...
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Can I use FileZilla to backup folders on my Mac to a hard drive connected to my mac?

I have a Macbook Pro and I'd wish to backup certain files to a certain external hard drive. I was thinking I could use FileZilla because it gives me this feature to overwrite if source is different or ...
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Timeshift schedules not working on Fedora and Manjaro. Why?

Nowadays I am using Fedora and Manajro mostly. I use openSUSE and sometimes min Mint. I have installed TimeShift in my machine with Manjaro and a friend's machine with Fedora. In both the schedules ...
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How to partclone an NTFS partition to a smaller disk without having space for the full image

Every now and then I have got the following problem: A disk fails and the replacement disk is smaller. The data often easily fits the smaller disk, but partclone simply does not shrink the ...
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Is data recovery from older hard-drives cheaper? [closed]

I have a broken HDD with no backups to the data on it. Professional recovery companies ask exorbitant prices given the fact that the drive case has been opened (to attempt a DIY head stack swap). Not ...
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Best approach for small business data backup? [closed]

My parents own a small business and it recently came to my attention that they have nothing in place to back up their computer data. Being a bit worried about the possibility of their hard drive ...
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Local Backup on flexible Time (Laptop often in suspend) [on hold]

So i've connected my local "Literature"-Folder with a cloud service that automatically syncs all my books, datasheets and manuals to the cloud. Whenever there's a new book added or deleted, it gets ...
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Running cron jobs - best practices

I want to use cron in Linux to run backup scripts of various files in the system. The owners of these files are different users. Is it better to add entries in the cron of each user separately or run ...
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Backup solution for the cloud with encryption to be used in windows as a normal folder? [closed]

I'm looking for something like this: I need a folder to be used in windows as a normal windows folder (I develop webapps, I can't use it from within winrar) All files and filenames should be ...
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Universal Windows 10 image [closed]

I need your advises to create universal image with necessary programs and drivers. I want it to recover it to other PCs by acronis usb tool. how to prepare it and make back up so it will be suit to ...
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Trying to unzip or move files and files are missing (like gigs), but no errors [closed]

I'm trying to get my backup from an external HD onto my Lenovo X1 Yoga. After moving, and running properties, many gigs are missing. But the info from Treesize says many more files are present than ...
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Running du on timeshift folders give different results

My goal is to find which files/folders take the most space in a snapshot from the backup tool timeshift but, when using du it yields different results: # du -hs * 18G 2018-09-21_16-14-57 910M ...
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How to perform application-consistent backup of Git repo

Imagine I have a bare Git repository on my own hosted server that is used by multiple folks for cloning, pushing, and pulling. What commands would be necessary to get such a repository into a state ...
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How to decode/decipher Mozilla Firefox proprietary .jsonlz4 format? (sessionstore-backups/recovery.jsonlz4)

I'm trying to get a handle on Mozilla Firefox's proprietary file format .jsonlz4, used, for example, for sessionstore-backups/recovery.jsonlz4, but to no avail. How do I get back my data, ...

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