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Andrei Maberley
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 Below is a link to the backup software we'll be using, it contains an install script and a few packages we need to make the install work. Below is a link to the backup software we'll be using, it contains an install script and a few packages we need to make the install work.
  
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 Once you've downloaded it, you'll need to uncompress it using an archiving utility. Once you've downloaded it, you'll need to uncompress it using an archiving utility.
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 We've got an example program to compile here, called 'dcfldd' This program is what we originally used to make the USB installers for Xubuntu we used in workshop 02. We chose this because it's simple and quick to compile. We've got an example program to compile here, called 'dcfldd' This program is what we originally used to make the USB installers for Xubuntu we used in workshop 02. We chose this because it's simple and quick to compile.
  
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 Click to download, then open with Archive Manager, and show the files when done. You will be in your downloads directory, look for the folder called ''dcfldd-1.3.4-1'' and open it. Click to download, then open with Archive Manager, and show the files when done. You will be in your downloads directory, look for the folder called ''dcfldd-1.3.4-1'' and open it.
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 First open the file manager from the whisker menu. First open the file manager from the whisker menu.
  
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 Now select your home directory from the 'places' sidebar. Mine is 'sdlw' Now select your home directory from the 'places' sidebar. Mine is 'sdlw'
  
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 We need to go up a directory to make a copy of your whole home directory. We need to go up a directory to make a copy of your whole home directory.
  
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 Right click and copy. Right click and copy.
  
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 Then select your backup USB from the 'Places' menu, Then select your backup USB from the 'Places' menu,
  
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 And paste your files in. And paste your files in.
  
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 This may take a while.... This may take a while....
  
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 Once your back-up is complete, its a good idea to at least check (or //verify//) your files have been copied. Just open up the files on your backup disk make sure you copied what you wanted. Once your back-up is complete, its a good idea to at least check (or //verify//) your files have been copied. Just open up the files on your backup disk make sure you copied what you wanted.
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 I'm going to archive my pictures folder, but first I will check the size by right clicking the folder and selecting 'Properties' I'm going to archive my pictures folder, but first I will check the size by right clicking the folder and selecting 'Properties'
  
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 It's about 400MB.  Next I make an archive to compress (make smaller) the folder. Right click and select 'create archive'. It's about 400MB.  Next I make an archive to compress (make smaller) the folder. Right click and select 'create archive'.
  
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 Next I give it a name, select the //zip// format and save it to my external USB. Next I give it a name, select the //zip// format and save it to my external USB.
  
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 Your computer will take a while to compress all the files into and archive. Your computer will take a while to compress all the files into and archive.
  
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 You can check the files size of the archive - it should be smaller that the original, depending on the type of files you have archived. You can check the files size of the archive - it should be smaller that the original, depending on the type of files you have archived.
  
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  ==== Installing Cronopete ====  ==== Installing Cronopete ====
  
-Cronopete is not available in the main Ubuntu repositories, but you can can use this {{ :hp8100:cronopete_20180319-1.1_amd64.deb |build}}.+Cronopete is not available in the main Ubuntu repositories, but you can can use this {{ :engagement:siganto_digital_learning_workshops:workshops:siganto_digital_learning_workshops:cronopete_20180319-1.1_amd64.deb |build}}.
 ===== cronopete settings ===== ===== cronopete settings =====
      
 With cronopete installed its time to set our backup settings. Use the whisker menu find cronopete. just start typing 'cronpete' and select 'backup settings' With cronopete installed its time to set our backup settings. Use the whisker menu find cronopete. just start typing 'cronpete' and select 'backup settings'
  
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 First up we need to prepare a backup disk - cronopete will erase as format the disk. Plug in your USB disk, and select 'change disk' First up we need to prepare a backup disk - cronopete will erase as format the disk. Plug in your USB disk, and select 'change disk'
  
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 Select your USB stick (make sure its the one you want!) and click OK. Select your USB stick (make sure its the one you want!) and click OK.
  
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 You will be asked to confirm format of this drive. Remember this will erase the entire contents! You will be asked to confirm format of this drive. Remember this will erase the entire contents!
  
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 Once the format is complete, its time to choose what you want to back up - click on 'options' Once the format is complete, its time to choose what you want to back up - click on 'options'
  
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 And add a folder to backup. And add a folder to backup.
  
  
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 I'm going to add the 'Documents' folder in my home directory. I'm going to add the 'Documents' folder in my home directory.
  
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 It should appear in cronopete like this. I can also set the backup interval here. This is how often cronopete will backup. It should appear in cronopete like this. I can also set the backup interval here. This is how often cronopete will backup.
    
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  ===== Backup with cronopete =====  ===== Backup with cronopete =====
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 Now it's time to turn cronopete on and make sure it is in the menu bar. Now it's time to turn cronopete on and make sure it is in the menu bar.
  
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 Now you can open the menu bar Now you can open the menu bar
  
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 and select 'backup now' and select 'backup now'
  
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 The first backup will be started straight away, and you will see the information here. The first backup will be started straight away, and you will see the information here.
  
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 ===== Oops! I've lost some files...===== ===== Oops! I've lost some files...=====
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 Now that we've done a backup, its time to test the restoring. To do this I'm going to delete some files from my documents back-up and then see if I can use cronopete to get them back.  Here is the contents of my documents folder I've already backed up. Now that we've done a backup, its time to test the restoring. To do this I'm going to delete some files from my documents back-up and then see if I can use cronopete to get them back.  Here is the contents of my documents folder I've already backed up.
  
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 Now I'm going to 'accidentally' delete all these files and make a new one called 'oops' Now I'm going to 'accidentally' delete all these files and make a new one called 'oops'
  
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 And do another backup using the menu bar.  And do another backup using the menu bar. 
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 To open the restore GUI use the cronopete menu bar. To open the restore GUI use the cronopete menu bar.
  
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 and select 'Restore'. and select 'Restore'.
  
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 You will see a window like this. The backups appear as windows going back in time.  The front window is the latest backup. You will see a window like this. The backups appear as windows going back in time.  The front window is the latest backup.
  
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 Lets try to find our lost files by clicking on the back arrow.  Here are the files I want. Lets try to find our lost files by clicking on the back arrow.  Here are the files I want.
  
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 Now select them all and click restore. Now select them all and click restore.
  
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 The files will be copied back into my Documents directory - we can tell they are backups as all the files have '.restored' in the file name. The files will be copied back into my Documents directory - we can tell they are backups as all the files have '.restored' in the file name.
  
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 And we are done! And we are done!

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