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I would make the drive bootable. That way, when you need those specific files, you can boot off that drive. If its a USB, you can use YUMI from pen drive linux.


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Just a preface, but why you are even running this script with sudo or even switching users? I assume you want it to run in the background, right? Then why not just set a cron job for the postgres user? Or why are you even switching to the postgres user at all? Why not just run the backups as your regular user? The user on the actual Linux system itself and ...


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Yes, but not everything. Look for portable versions of the programs. Do note that you might not be able to copy over the settings, as a portable version usually works quite differently. But once you use a portable version, copying/moving that version does also move the settings. A place to find portable programs is here: www.portablefreeware.com Google ...


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Ok, so I solved the problem! When I looked a little deeper into the actual access I had, it was only of degree 755: Only the owner had write access to the directory! To fix the problem, I simply did sudo chmod 777 -R /opt and this allowed the script to write to the directory. Once the backup script ran, I changed the permissions back to their default ...


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Since Google profile keeps information like all of your extensions, you might try to log in with your account on the other PC. Did you try it?


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I have a sentry safe fireproof box which I used to store my bluray backups, just recently I tried to use one of the disc and was unable to do so. I looked at the disc and could see rot under the top protective layer. So there was no way to clean this and make it usable again. Such fireproof boxes are well insulated causing humidity and condensation over a ...


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"Using a Mac is a wonderful experience – until you try to use a NTFS-formatted drive" ° I believe that your external hard drive is currently NTFS formatted. Sadly, MacOS doesn't natively provide write access to NTFS formatted media. You have to resort to 3rd party drivers to get write access to their media. There are at least two commercial NTFS drivers ...


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As I understand it you're looking to create a mirror (or close enough to one) of your laptop hard drive to replace the laptop hard drive in the event of a disk failure. The mirror drive is to be connected via USB and may not always be connected, for instance you take your laptop on a short trip but leave the mirror drive at work or home. To me this looks ...


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This sounds like a UAC issue. See if you can access the folder(s) with an elevated command line (like PowerShell), rather than Windows Explorer. The issue is that Windows Explorer does not behave "properly" with UAC, so problems like this often result. The linked article has a couple of workarounds, though personally, I prefer to just use a different ...


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It does not provide an option to cancel the cloud backup while you are in the first 30 days after installing Crashplan from what I can see.


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I would use Robocopy, this way you can back up what you want, and it'll only back up the files which changes. Syntax robocopy \\<Source> \\<Destination> EG Open Notepad, and type in (using correct folder names) robocopy \\SourceServer\Share \\DestinationServer\My new folder\BackUps and save it as BackUp.bat (note the .bat) Then, set this ...


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As Frank said the error is because "My Documents" is a link (or at least Microsofts broken implementation there of) not a directory (as seen with dir /a). Also Check icacls H:\ to be sure you have rights, also you might want to use ISO dates (2015-02-25) so you can sort properly, or for backups you can use tools more advanced than xcopy. see ...


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I'm assuming you left your home directory out of the path on purpose, so make sure its in there. Try this: xcopy "C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Documents" "H:\-backup-26022015\My Documents" /c /d /e /h /i /r /y With win7 and later, your MyDocs directory is no longer actually called "My Documents", though explorer sometimes displays it that way, but that name is ...


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Yes, it's safe to delete the old system image.


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This is possible, however you will need to create a batch file (could be placed inside this folder you mention) that people would drag-and-drop file onto, which will do the following: Gets the drag-and-dropped file as an argument/parameter that the batch file can use. Checks for files with the same name as the dropped file If the dropped file's name is ...


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You have to have the /pgsql dir on your target machine or change "of=" to an existing path. "dd of=some_file" is equivalent to "cat >some_file".


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Time Machine uses filesystem hardlinks to deduplicate unmodified files across snapshots. Therefore, to collapse/flatten all prior snapshots down to the most recent snapshot, simply delete the older date-stamped folders in Finder, leaving only the most recent snapshot. Word of caution: be absolutely sure you're comfortable with the state of the most recent ...


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If I understand correctly, you want to unpack the files without the directory structure. Looking at this question - tar – extract discarding directory structure - I've found the option that works for me: zcat backup.tar.gz | pax -v -r -s '/.*\///p'


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Time Machine needs a partition formatted as Mac OS X Extended (Journaled) to be happy and do its job. I'm not sure if there's a good way to convince Time Machine that a folder is such a partition without some trickery. Furthermore, Time Machine utilizes a drive completely, it assumes the entire volume is dedicated to itself. This guide uses a sparse bundle ...


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A disk image is always handy, and you can use something like Macrium Reflect Free to do this: http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx Alternatively, you can always do a clean install if you need to start fresh. This is the way I would go, as you won't end up with all the bloatware that comes on new laptops either. You can get the Windows 8.1 installation ...


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Yes, you should be running sync first. sync synchronizes to the .sync directory. hourly then rotates away .sync to hourly.0. The nice thing is that you can run rsnapshot sync again, after an interrupted rsnapshot sync, and it will continue where it left off. I have this in my crontab: # make backups every 2 hours - and skip hourly backups at night 0 ...


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You can do the directory change by editing the Apache config file to specify a new directory and then signalling Apache to reload it's configuration (e.g. apachectl graceful or SIGHUP etc). This won't disrupt existing transactions. You can then clean up the old directories after allowing enough time for existing connections to be closed by the client ends.


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You should review and post (anonymized) /var/log/syslog.log output from after running the script. If that doesn't help you figure it out, please feel free to post relevant anonymized log data. That is how I came to solve my issues with this. showed permissions errors for me $ cat /var/log/syslog.log | grep rsync As you may note, in looking at ...


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For the WD My Passport Ultra model there is a separate utility for setting the password on the HDD. This is why you only have the software settings tab in WD Smartware. You can download WD Security for Windows here: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=LDL8dT


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The USB mass-storage interface doesn't provide for resumption of interrupted file transfer across drive disconnections.


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The Microsoft page tells how to mount an external device to a local drive using a folder. I don't know how that would work for a shared NAS drive. I once had a NAS that had a driver that mounted it as a local drive. It was wonderful because all users could access the data as if it was local. It ran a 10 MBit and it is quite old and I replaced it years ...


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There's a free product called Timeshift available for Debian types (line Mint and Ubuntu). It's sole purpose is backing up system settings and files rather than all files like rsnapshot or TimeVault. It's fairly straightforward to use and is quite similar in presentation to Windows system restore.


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You can install Back in time for most linux distributions which uses rsync. Or you can use rsync in combination with git if you don't use git with very big files it should work. To use version control with git and rsync first create a folder on different file system. lets say /mnt/media1 is mounted on /dev/sdb1. mkdir -p /mount/media1/backup would ...


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After a couple of answers here I've realized that there's no easy solution with the native OneDrive client. I've found many WebDav and Robocopy suggestions - but it seems too complicated. I end up using Symbolic Link (mklink command) and it worked like a charm - this post was the most helpful. Another option could have been a 3rd party clients that does a ...


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OneDrive is not backup software. It is meant to sync the contents to online. If you do not want re-point folders to inside OneDrive nor duplicate (copy files) to OneDrive, then you have no options. If you want to copy files to OneDrive, I recommend a free software called Bvckup (use last beta). You can mirror folders you want to be uploaded into OneDrive ...


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Use standard .ISO format, used for CD/DVD image files. All your 4 requirements are met by the ISO format. Theres also the advantage that they can be created with quite a lot of programs (across all platforms).


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Are you running SAMBA as server? Then look for "unix extensions" in "smb.conf" and enable them. https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/manpages-3/smb.conf.5.html#UNIXEXTENSIONS With "unix extensions" enabled, SAMBA supports hard links, unix ownership information and mode for files and directories (aka. permissions). However, this setting is a global ...


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Insync is a Google Drive client that allows you to use a networked drive for your Google Drive sync: https://www.insynchq.com/


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Clonezilla disk image by default images the partition table(s), bootloaders, and all types of partitions. I believe it makes an assumption that the MBR or primary GPT and any boot loader that is not located in its own partition is located within the first 1 MiB on the disk. This is the case by default with all of the disk tools that I've ever ...


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Clonezilla disk image by default images the partition table(s), bootloaders, and all types of partitions. I believe it makes an assumption that the MBR or primary GPT and any boot loader that is not located in its own partition is located within the first 1 MiB on the disk. This is the case by default with all of the disk tools that I've ever heard of or ...


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I have had very similar issues in the past where it turned out that it was not the Mac sleeping, but the actual external USB hard drive. The drive in question was a Seagate Expansion 2TB. It turned out that the drive itself had by default, been set to power down in order to save energy - which when used on the Mac happened regardless of whether it was ...


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Any other useful results from lsblk or sudo blkid or sudo fdisk -l or sudo parted -l? If there's another partition, like /dev/sdb1 that you could mount, after first creating a mountpoint folder like /media/partone, running this should mount it: sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/partone (If you're logged in as root, probably won't need all the sudo's) Then, ...


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You should copy the entire WindowsImageBackup folder to another drive. Keep in mind that this folder must not be NTFS-compressed or encrypted when you are trying to restore from it. Test steps: Created a system recovery image of C drive and saved to a hard disk D: Ran XCOPY D:\WindowsImageBackup E:\WindowsImageBackup /S /E as SYSTEM user. (E: is yet ...


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This ended up being the solution: Setting up a Windows computer, so I could backup of all of my data (that wasn't for some reason possible on my Mac). Returning the hard drive to WD, stating that it was not reachable after installing updates. Received a replacement drive today. Thanks for your inputs.


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Since the LaCie Network Space 2 can also be used as a regular USB drive, you can attach it directly to the Synology NAS using the USB port. You can then use Synology Time Backup for hourly backups (after formatting the partition to ext4). Note that the LaCie firmware limits the USB partition to 500GB.


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I've managed to find the answer to #4 above. If/when you find yourself in this situation, perform these steps: Note your current profile name (Work, Home, John, Mary, etc.) Navigate to {Profile}\{Computer}\Configuration on your File History drive/share Note the Date Modified value of the two *.edb files in that folder Compare these timestamps to the ...



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