[ubuntu-uk] Deja-dup & [lucky] backup

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Thu May 30 19:50:51 UTC 2013


On 30/05/13 16:01, SuperEngineer wrote:
[...]
> Deja-dup now runs weekly & backs up to the other disk in pooter that was
> used for [in retrospect] non-essential stuff.
>
> Whilst preaching to many of the converted here - there may be a few who
> could take this as a reminder of rule 1 & rule 2.  Rule 1 = *backup*.
> Rule 2 = check your restore strategy!!
>
> My next step - to buy that external disk I kept putting off buying!!  ;)

dejadup integrates well with UbuntuOne (use a password to ensure it is 
sent encrypted).
Downside is possible slow upload speed on the connection. However, 
careful choice of target folders and arranging and expecting a long 
time of transfer can help.

-- 
alan cocks



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