This is the second part of the article How To Backup Your Files Using Deja Dup [Ubuntu]. If you have not read the first part, I suggest that you do so.In the first part, we discussed how to install Deja Dup and how to set up the storage location and the select the folders to be backed up.
I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04, with Deja Dup 22.0.
I would like to update Deja Dup to later releases so I can utilize the integrity check feature for the backups, as suggested here: (How can I test the integrity of a backup made with Backup (Deja Dup)?)
However apt-get install --only-upgrade deja-dup, states that I already have the newest version (22.0).
I currently have a Deja Dup Backup utility in Ubuntu 12.04 to run scheduled backups every day but the backup never runs. The Overview tab always reports "Most recent backup: n days ago" and "Next automatic backup: Today". I can run a backup on demand no problem so as far as I can tell it's not a network availability issue or a permissions issue. It just appears not to run on schedule.
Today we talk about Deja Dup, the tool I used to make a backup of files before the upgrade of my Lubuntu at release 11.04. It is indeed a great software to create backups, but the reason for the post is not just that, a large plus of Deja DUP is its extreme ease of use, it takes a couple of clicks to configure it and save our precious documents, even “in the cloud”.
Ubuntu 11.10 is going to come with a backup tool – Deja Dup – by default. Using Deja Dup is not difficult. In this article, I will explain how you can use Deja Dup to back up the files in your Ubuntu machine.InstallationBefore we get to how to use it, here is how to install Deja Dup in Ubuntu. Deja Dup is in the Ubuntu main repository.