Deja Dup

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 11:35:46 UTC 2016


On 10 January 2016 at 11:15, Tony Arnold <tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> Colin,
>
> On 10/01/16 10:09, Colin Law wrote:
>>
>> On 10 January 2016 at 09:56, Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at gmail.com>
>> 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.
>
>
> I might have a look at that. Does it integrate with Nautilus like deja-dup
> does?

I don't use it, but see
http://backintime.le-web.org/documentation/integration-with-nautilus/

I don't see integration as a particularly useful feature.  As long as
I can reasonably easily recover a file or files from the backup in the
very occasional case that I need to, then that is what matters.

Colin



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