Deja Dup

Colin Law clanlaw at
Sun Jan 10 10:38:54 UTC 2016

On 10 January 2016 at 10:22, Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at> wrote:
> 2016-01-10 11:09 GMT+01:00 Colin Law <clanlaw at>:
>> On 10 January 2016 at 09:56, Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at>
>> wrote:
>> > ...
>> > I also wish there was a way to set the compression level. I prefer speed
>> > over compression (my backup drive is oversized so I wouldn't worry about
>> > space for quite a while), especially since most of my files are already
>> > compressed anyway (such as FLAC, ODF, images and videos) and doesn't get
>> > much smaller than they already are.
>> I gave up on Deja Dup after using it for a while, the whole thing is
>> too opaque for me.   I switched to using backintime which is more
>> straightforward and suits my purposes much better.
> That sounds interesting. Unfortunately I can't install anything from the
> repos at the moment (there are some dependency issues that seems unsolvable
> since I installed Mate and then uninstalled LibreOffice… a big mistake; I
> should have made a fresh Mate-only-install instead, probably), so I guess I
> have to wait until I installed a new operating system (probably not Ubuntu,
> though, but that doesn't matter much, I guess).
> On the other hand, I could install it from source, I guess… or maybe there
> are DEBs available?

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:bit-team/stable
sudo apt update
sudo apt install backintime-gnome


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