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Duplicity is a software suite that provides encrypted, digitally signed, versioned, remote backup of files using the rsync algorithm.

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specify the interface for automated backups

I am running automated backups with duplicity, but I need a way to execute it from a specific network interface. Right now it has 2 interfaces: eno1-> local network ( say IP is: 1.1.1.1) eno2-> public ...
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Limit Duplicity uploads to run only at out of office hours

I have a backup server that runs script made out of 2 parts: rync to copy from NAS onto local (for local backup) & duplicity to copy from local encrypted onto nextcloud server. script goes as: #...
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I can't resolve an error with Duplicity on Ubuntu

env PASSPHRASE='passphrase here' duplicity --encrypt-key=XXXXXXXX \ --sign-key=XXXXXXXX --include /home/USER/Documents \ webdavs://user:password@192.168.0.3:5005 Command line error: ...
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Ignoring folder pattern in deja-dup

In Ubuntu (disco), how do I tell deja-dup to ignore a folder pattern? I want for example to make it skip any folder, in any path, that is named node_modules. When I try to add folders to the ignore ...
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Are duplicity's temporary files and cache encrypted?

Duplicity can often use a lot of disk space for temporary files and the archive cache. It's tempting to use the --archive-dir and --tempdir arguments in order to store these on the same disk where the ...
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OpenSSH key marked as invalid when trying to establish a SSH connection with duplicity

I'm trying to automate a backup process using duplicity initiated by a bash script. The data is to be tranferred via SFTP. To automate the authentication, I have set up keys using ssh-keygen -t rsa ...
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What backup methods should I use in a two-stage backup plan? (PC to NAS to cloud)

I'm in the process of configuring what I hope will be a sensible, redundant backup solution for my home. I have a dual boot laptop (Ubuntu and Windows) and a home NAS. The idea is to set up backup ...
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duplicity fails after libgcrypt update

I'm using duplicity to backup my Linux server (Ubuntu Server 16.04). Encryption is done with a GnuPG key. This has worked just fine, until the libgcrypt package was updated on 4 July. Since then I get ...
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Duplicity and S3 Frankfurt bucket error: Please use AWS4-HMAC-SHA256

I'm trying to backup my files via Duplicity to Amazon S3 - bucket in Frankfurt region (eu-central-1). My command: /usr/bin/duplicity \ --exclude-if-present do-not-backup \ --s3-use-new-style ...
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Duplicity, duply - Volume was signed by key x, not y, Task 'RESTORE' failed with exit code '22'

I have an issue when trying to restore brand new test backup, just created with duply full option. I get an error: Volume was signed by key E1B0ABA5CC893257, not CC893257 11:10:50.210 Task 'RESTORE' ...
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Run in bash, string as command does not work (Duplicity)

I am using Duplicity to backup my server into another. Since there are several servers, I want to create a bash script that runs with cron doing by folder (and server) separation. For this I made the ...
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Cannot 'ls' with lftp (Ubuntu 16.04)

I have an issue trying to 'ls' my FTP server using lftp (it remain locked with the message "ls at 0 making data connection"). If I use the tool 'ftp' instead I can 'ls' the remote directory without ...
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Duplicity writes files to ~/.cache despite having specified --archive-dir

My duplicity command looks like sudo duplicity --tempdir /media/scratch/tmp --no-encryption --archive-dir /media/scratch/duplicity --exclude /media/nas/backup --exclude /proc --exclude /sys --exclude ...
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most optimal ZFS dataset configuration for duplicity back-end

I am currently using a FreeNAS system to back up my laptop and desktop. I am using deja-dup (which is a wrapper around duplicity) to handle the client side. Assuming i'm using the out-of-the box ...
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Duplicity backup to Box stalling

We have been using duplicity to backup our server to a box.com account for some time. The commands being run are: duplicity --full-if-older-than 1M -v4 --exclude *A number of files* / webdavs://*box ...
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Duplicity encryption

As many of you likely know, duplicity is a software program primarily used on Linux operating systems for creating backups of your desktop environment. The software is known to use gpg to encrypt the ...
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Why does duplicity require the GnuPG passphrase when rotating backups?

I am using duplicity 0.7.05 to periodically backup a directory that resides on a Linux system, using a GnuPG key pair with an encrypted private key. Since the public key is not encrypted, the ...
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Duplicity restore failing: No secret key

I'm setting up a backup from a local machine to a remote server. I generated gpg keys on the local machine and ran a test backup with: PASSPHRASE="MyGPGPassphrase" duplicity --encrypt-key KeyID ...
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How to show differences between two duplicity backups?

I want to be able to see the differences between two duplicity backups. I know there is the command verify but it only lists files which differ from the latest backup. If I try list-current-files with ...
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Duplicity restore with ftplicity fails because of different volume gpg key

I'm trying restore my backup made on remote ftp server but i have problem because backup was made with different gpg key and then incremental backups was made with second gpg key. I get /usr/local/...
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How to restore duplicity directories that have spaces in the names?

I have used Duplicity to create encrypted compressed archives of some of my directories. I can extract from the archives any directory I like, except when the directory name has spaces in it. The ...
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How to hide Gnupg passwords when doing back ups with Duplicity?

I have been following some tutorials for Duplicity back ups. It is all fine except that everyone seems to be putting their Gnupg passwords in scripts or plain text files which sounds crazy stupid ...
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How to go through this duplicity stalled connection?

I am trying to set up backups via duplicity. Here is the use case: ~$ duplicity --encrypt-key CA17A4FA --progress --ssh-options="-l 8192" ~/Documents/ ssh://my.distant.host/save/docs/Documents Local ...
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Homebrew App Not Using Python Package

I installed duply using Homebrew and tried to create a backup to Google Drive. Doing so results in the following error: BackendException: Google Docs backend requires Google Data APIs Python Client ...
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How to change the passphrase of a duplicity backup?

How to change the passphrase of a duplicity backup? I tried to just provide a new one when doing a backup but was faced with an error. GPGError: GPG Failed How should I proceed to change the ...
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Duplicity can only restore as root on OS X

When I try to list or restore files from my duplicity backup in S3 on my OS X machine, I run into a permissions error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/local/bin/duplicity", line 1411,...
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including files in a symlink directory when backing up with duplicity

I'm backing up using Duplicity, great tool. I'm unable to include files in the backup that are within a directory that is a symlink. Using the following: duplicity <dup args> --include /var/...
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Progress bar/% in duplicity?

I'm starting to experiment with Duplicity for my backups and found that it lacks an option to show a progress bar or percentage, it just shows the files to be backup. Is there a way to get a progress ...
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Duplicity & S3: “The write operation timed out”

I'm trying to set up an automated backup with duplicity on Amazon S3, but I keep getting a weird error that doesn't show up on Google searches. machina:~# duplicity --version duplicity 0.6.14 Here ...
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Browse files backed up with duplicity?

I backed up a long time ago (have been traveling for a few months and moving) with duplicity. My ubuntu installation broke, so I 'fixed' it by having it overwrite my Windows partition, even though I ...
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Using a script that uses Duplicity + S3 excluding large files

I'm trying to write an backup script that will exclude files over a certain size. If i run the script duplicity gives an error. However if I copy and paste the same command generated by the script ...
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Writing a bash shell script for website backup

I am about to write my first shell script for backing up my server. These are the steps I have identified so far. Copy files to be backed up to /srv/backup/ run mysqldump and copy the file to srv/...
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Ubuntu: Backing up network files with duplicity?

I just installed Duplicity on Ubuntu and got everything working. However, when I try to backup a network samba-connected windows drive, The following occurs: Backup source directory /smb:/...
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Restore only changed files with duplicity

I've a problem. Duplicity is perfect for backups, I love so much that can be able to do incremental diff tars, but ... when restoring duplicity seems don't apply same concept. Basically I need to ...
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Replacing Dropbox with: Amazon S3 + SSL + GPG/TrueCrypt + Mounting on OSX ?? [closed]

So, right now we're using Dropbox to share various data files around between approximately 10 Mac OS X systems. However, we already have an S3 account and everyone on the lowest Dropbox plan of $10/...