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Duplicated saves with borgbackup

I need to backup data using Borg Backup from a remote server to a local server (raspberry-pi like - it is actually Yunohost) equipped with a 2 slots storage bay. I would like to have identical copies ...
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Find size of newest Borg archive in a single step

I can find information about the size of the newest archive in a Borg repository in two steps: use list to display the names of all the archives; manually select the name of the newest one from the ...
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Can't export variables within script

I've been trying to setup a borg automated backup script following the documentation. For some reason my script fails to see its variables while I'm trying to write to a sudo protected encrypted drive....
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Prevent client from deleting archive snapshots on Borg server

I'm using Borg to perform automatic backups of my PC to the remote server. I have Server - remote machine where borg repository located, and Client - my PC where cron running borg create command ...
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Borg: cache and backup from a LiveCD

TL;DR: In BorgBackup, can I reuse the cache when mounting a drive in different places? Indeed, let's say that I used BorgBackup, in a LiveCD, to do a backup of a drive mounted in /tmp/ssd (which is ...
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Restore ENTIRE system ROOT / (CLARIFICATION)

I recently had to restore the disk with borg. So via live linux, I entered my disk file system, deleted everything (root /), and restored a backup of a specific date. Now I ask myself: do you need to ...
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How to use a remote borg backup as root?

I want to backup some files that can only be read as root to a remote repository that only my user has access to. If I run borg as myself using /etc as my source I'll get permission-denied errors ...
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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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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 ...