Duplicity backs directories by producing encrypted tar-format volumes and uploading them to a remote or local file server.

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GPG Key Generation Fails on Alpine Linux Docker Image

I've performed the following test on a docker alpine linux: ole@MKI:~$ docker run --rm -it alpine /bin/ash / # apk add --update duplicity fetch http://dl-4.alpinelinux.org/alpine/v3.3/...
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Configure Duplicity to use pinentry?

Duplicity by default asks for passwords to GnuPG keys on start up and caches them in memory throughout process lifetime. Is there a way to have it use /usr/bin/pinentry instead so I know I'm not ...
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Duplicity + Amazon S3 Glacier. How Much “Unfreezing” to Resume Backup

It's been a couple of months since I last did a Duplicity backup [to Amazon S3] and, in the meantime thanks to an automatic 30-day rule I have on my Amazon buckets, my S3 backup has been moved from ...
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Cleanup of temporary file ~/.cache/duplicity/temp failed

Often when I run Duplicity I see an error message like this at the end of the run: Cleanup of temporary file /home/user/.cache/duplicity/9a169830d41477b2dbc3c5b32edd4e8a/duplicity-MEXhMY-tempdir/...
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How do I restore the contents of a folder with duplicity?

I have a duplicity backup script that works like this: PASSPHRASE=$PASSPHRASE duplicity /target file:///backup/$DIR And restore works like this: PASSPHRASE=$PASSPHRASE duplicity file:///backup/$...
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Duplicity backup via sftp finishes without errors but no files transferred to remote host, why?

I want to use the following command to do a remote backup of /home: duplicity full /home sftp://user@hostname.com/home/user/backup When the command is run I get the following output: Local and ...
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Compound Docker Entrypoint?

I need to backup a docker volume to a specific directory within another docker volume using Duplicity. So I need to run a command like this within the container performing the backup: mkdir -p /...
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Exporting a Shell Variable From the Command Line

I'm playing around with duplicity via a script that looks like this: export PASSPHRASE=SomeLongGeneratedHardToCrackKey duplicity /etc scp://FtpUserID@ftp.domain.com/etc unset PASSPHRASE Here's a ...
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How to reset a corrupted backuped file with Duplicity?

When a Duplicity incremental backup is interrupted, some backup files may be corrupted, and cannot be recovered later on (even if new incremental backups are done after the interrupted one). Those ...
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Multiple source directories in duply

Is it possible to specify multiple source directories in a duply configuration file? If not is there any simple workaround?
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SSH Protocol mismatch

I have a very strange problem. I have two servers, namely daytona, which serves as a storage server with a raid array. I WOL it when I want to back up to it. The second server is testarossa which runs ...
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How to store Deja Dup full backup remotely

I'm keeping a copy of all my Deja Dup backup in my Dropbox. To conserve disk space, I'm wondering if I can delete the local copy of the duplicity-full.*.difftar, keeping only .sigtar to allow future ...
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How are XFS deltas for xfsdump -l n calculated?

I have a xfs filesystem with many small and a couple very large files (~100GB), its on a lvm2 volume. I want to do incremental backups from it. Is there any computational overhead when using a tool ...
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Duplicity include/exclude directories & symlinks

I'm trying to configure Duplicity to perform a system-wide settings backup. Among other things, I'd like to backup settings in /etc/portage/, the file /usr/src/linux/.config and the KDE autostart ...
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Extracting duplicity backup data

I've made some backups of my previous systems using Deja Dup (duplicity). In my current distribution it's not available, so I've simply extracted the data. Now in order to make that data meaningful ...
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How to keep a history of backups?

My intention is to create a "snapshot" of a certain hard drive on a server every day. How can I automatically make sure that the snapshot of today, three days ago, five days ago, 10 days ago (and so ...
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duplicity: how to create & restore full system backup

I would like to create a full system backup using the duplicity. Accordingly, I created a backup of the root directory /, excluding /proc, /sys, /tmp, and /mnt. However, when trying to restore the ...
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Find duplicity files after using PhotoRec

I've partly formatted a disc where my duplicity files was stored. I have used PhotoRec to recover the files but now they're all unsorted and without the correct filename. I have the files separated by ...
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Secure Remote Backups Using Duplicity

The recent take-down of codespaces got me thinking about off-site backup processes (which I currently perform manually with password entry). I have been reading tutorials showing how to automate ...
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Wildcards in exclude-filelist for duplicity

I am trying to exclude a "bulk" folder in each home directory from the backup. For this purpose, I have a line - /data/home/*/bulk in my exclude-filelist file. However, this doesn't seem to be ...
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Debian 7.1: duplicity error when using gdocs backend

I've installed duplicity backup tool plus python-gdata library on my debian 7.1 amd64 system. When I want to use duplicity to store my documents on Google Drive, it shows this error after asking for ...
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How to exclude all files except specific files with Duplicity?

I'm trying to only backup specific files with Duplicity so I first used this command: duplicity /source-path --include "**/*/*.txt" --include "**/*/*.xml" /dest-path However this gives the ...
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How to restore folders to their original destination using duplicity?

After performing a backup of a couple of directories like so: # duplicity\ --exclude /home/user/Documents/test1/file\ --include /home/user/Documents/test1\ --include /tmp/test2\ --exclude '**'\ /...
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Detecting if duplicity will perform a full backup

I'm using duplicity with the --full-if-older-than <time> option to make a new full backup now and then. The problem is that I can hold only two full backups at my destination. This means that ...
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Null byte files in duplicity backup

When duplicty encounters 0-byte-files it gives an IO-error: Error [Errno 5] Input/output error ... getting delta for ... The files are usually some wired stuff like /home/user/.libreoffice/3/user/...
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Howto include / exclude Diretories in duplicity

I'm using duplicity to backup some of my files. The man page is kind of confusing, regarding the include/exclude Patterns. I'd like to backup the following things: /storage/include /otherthings but ...
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Duplicity causing rootfs to fill up with deleted files [closed]

I've been using Duply with Duplicity to send incremental backups to Amazon S3 from my Ubuntu machine. I noticed it caused about twice as much data going out from S3 to the internet which is strange ...
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Duplicity and GPG: charset conversion

I'm using duplicity on OS X Mavericks. If I run my duplicity command, I get the following error: ===== Begin GnuPG log ===== gpg: conversion from `US-ASCII' to `utf-8' failed: Illegal byte sequence ...
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Unmount external drive with LVM2 Physical Volume on it

I've got my Ubuntu 13.04 install backed up to my external hard drive using deja-dup. I formatted the drive with lvm so I could use the rest of the drive for external storage while having the resize ...
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Duplicity Centos 6 Error

I am trying to verify backup from ftp server using this command. duplicity verify ftp://xxx.net@ftpback-bhs1-15.ip-198-100-151.net/ /home I am getting this error Difference found: File home/nginx ...
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Cancel and resume a duplicity backup

Is there a way to cancel duplicity (running over rsync and symmetric gpg encryption) without messing up the running backup and resume it later (for example after rebooting the laptop) without problems?...