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How to properly setup snapper timeline snapshots in debian buster?

I recently created a btrfs partition. Now I want to use snapper to perform automatic snapshots. The partition is used as an archive, as a backup disk for my main office pc. Generally speaking, the ...
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Change where Snapper creates snapshots

I have a BTRFS filesystem, running Arch Linux x86_64. On that filesystem, I have the top level subvolume (id=5), then inside that I have @root, @home, @snapshots, @swapfile. I want to be able to ...
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transactional-update cleanup marks snapshots as number

I need/wand a snapshot ("BASE") that will never be cleaned-up. For this case, I configured snapper with snapper -c root set-config NUMBER_MIN_AGE="86400" NUMBER_LIMIT="1" NUMBER_LIMIT_IMPORTANT="1" ...
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How to sync after a 'snapper delete'

I have started a snapper delete command, only to find out five minutes later that it is running in the background and seems to take a longer time. Is there a command can I use to get notified when the ...
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How to make snapper-boot.service create snapshots for all configs?

I have a btrfs setup with multiple subvolumes mounted to different places of the file system. Each subvolume has a configuration for snapper: cat /etc/conf.d/snapper [...] SNAPPER_CONFIGS="root ...
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Snapper fails to list snapshots

I'm having a strange problem with this snapper command: snapper -c home ls The error is: IO Error (open failed path:/home/.snapshots errno:2 (No such file or directory)). However, ls /home/....
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Snapper has recently started performing duplicate snapshots each hour

For the last two years Snapper has been working flawlessly to perform hourly snapshots (on the hour). A few days ago I noticed two snapshots are being taken every hour. One on the hour (HH:00), and ...