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How to find all files that were modified since last backup?

I backup all my files (with borgbackup) every 2-3 months to an external harddisk I store off-site. The problem I want to solve is how to protect the files that changed since the last backup. These are ...
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Pulling archives with BorgBackup?

Apparently BorgBackup supports push strategy, thus server_x may push its archives to the backups server_b, something among the lines: borg create -C lz4 ssh://user@server_b:port/path/to/repo::{now}...
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Back up Gnome Evolution Mail from IMAP Account

I would like to automatically back up the mail from an IMAP account in evolution everytime my backup script runs. (In case this is relevant, I use borg-backup.) Is it save to just put the folder in ~/...
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How to avoid borg to cross filesystem boundaries

I am looking for a way to backup one filesystem by borg and I do not want it to following mount points to another partitions. A mechanism like the flag -x in rsync. I feel that I missed something ...
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Borg Backup stuck at “Remote: Replaying segments 0%”

I’m running a offsite backup with borg backup (client & server version: 1.1.10). My biggest repository gets stuck on the status "Remote: Replaying segments 0%". I had the same status for my ...
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Running a borg extract remotely

Consider that backups have been made to a remote repository, located on /mnt/backup on server. For non-Borg users, a repository consists of multiple archives. A single archive is created every time a ...
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Read from borg backup repository without authentication passphrase

Borg Backup always asks for the key passphrase when accessing a repository which was initialized in authenticated or authenticated-blake2 mode (see borg manual). However, it should in principle be ...
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How to stop python-based borg backup from logging with ^M

I'm trying to make a log file for monitoring backup progress using borg deduplicating archiver. While I am logging, the file contains ^M control characters for each line despite running the script on ...
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Can I change ownership of the data directory content in a borg backup repo?

I've been using borg-backup for the past few weeks (on Ubuntu 16.04). Every time I need to mount a backup I've used sudo (sudo borg mount ...); if I don't, I end up with a permission error and the ...
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How to stop a unit while another unit runs

I am currently trying to set up automated backups using borg. For that, I have written a oneshot systemd user service (called borgbackup.service) that I am planning to start via a timer. Borg can ...
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Backup to Amazon Cloud drive

Amazon Cloud Drive (acd) offers "unlimited" storage for a very affordable price. I wonder, if there are any backup solutions under linux that are usable with it. I am aware of acd_cli. With this it ...
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Shell script exits early for unclear reasons

I'm using the following script to backup, using Borg Backup. But I'm running into an odd problem Part of the script below does not execute. The script follows, then the output SCRIPT: #!/bin/bash ...
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Filtering standard error output from remote BorgBackup repository

I want to filter standard error for a command that prints status information to standard error. In this case, Borg Backup. Specifically, the default output of borg check includes lines like: Checking ...