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

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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?