-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA512 On 2017-12-22 21:30, yreb...@riseup.net wrote: > On 2017-12-22 09:50, awokd wrote: >> On Fri, December 22, 2017 10:29 am, 'Tom Zander' via qubes-users >> wrote: >>> On Friday, 22 December 2017 02:42:57 CET yreb...@riseup.net >>> wrote: >>> >>>> assuming 4.0 is going to come out of the box with like Debian >>>> 9 and Fed 26? >> >> If you have room for it, back up everything! You can restore >> selectively later. > > thanks for the two replies, *However, neither gets to the gist of > my inquiry. Namely, which VMs am I supposed to be backing up,
You should back up every VM that contains data that you don't want to lose and can't replace. For most people, this means backing up every VM that contains things like documents, emails, photos, and videos. If you're short on space, it's not necessary to make backups of things that you know you'll be able to download easily again later (e.g., an unmodified TemplateVM). > Dom0 (which for some reason is over *500GB!) , hence I can't > backup "everything" even with a 2GB internal HD that I'm trying to > use > For most users, the main reason to back up dom0 is because that's where your dom0 user settings are stored. Normally, dom0 should not be that large, since you're only backing up the home directory. (You're using qvm-backup, right?) It sounds like you didn't expect it to be that large, so if there's not enough data in your home directory to account for it, check /var/tmp to see if you have a lot of partial restores taking up space. > I was thinking of skipping the 1 large offline AppVM where I keep > old photos, and did, so why did the Templates and Dom0 come out > to such a *Huge filesize, what would be typical ??? > >> From what your saying can I skip the Debian 8 Template, I have 2 >> AppVMs > and the Whonix stuff based on it I guess > - -- Andrew David Wong (Axon) Community Manager, Qubes OS https://www.qubes-os.org -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJaPsaXAAoJENtN07w5UDAwdL0P/iAUGEnnayXcy49YMdZOAjnG dVjNhbEn20d1a9ye//Ic49PJLQ8aIhj54EctZI52NpwdPJFY0MRTgz4Mp1yMjHyO n7fvABD/rkTLOvriJ4KUy1irU7aBN7WkHG3LWWAM5Y/EEDfHcSfoW9qfkc0qFNOj YnZUcHUi1blGMCwlI/2XV6YQ2deznAiMc/p7AprTw0q8lpskmKgD3o4HJIYgKBj7 b2k/MZy//ZYBtNWVobxS4r6aqjvOkJ5sMRRHj7LyJk/A9w6SViAy6KDAPe2u2Nw5 i1PH27P9J6ulXm6apBxATLymCspmLF3co29lbjAnwi3NkJYCtmA8DqRBpSRwvFZC yXrUffVP63LWLivW0svHDD9NXkzucL/DAGDXWN/X1yaasGibHT/tht2AC49o9prP 8224jqxW6qoRLYzpE2fvRA8ezW9EObSV3+ywaKuEX/78rUIi1na+9CcZXAW5iADx Py+T2tWZ0qNm7c3VeHLA66TizUyqp8trFY0L2EjiW2Yhbx/B/IriPKgQfQsF3ukt UBklqinl+6mKYtL0ilSOqdEop8AsXgfMy1r0da0mJWYsiXzRYiZpzCbkKgNYhAhQ J/IEpWIq+UXsfYDc1mrRIMvfPlmid1UuiTHiMoJsIM4FdJ3Cy9GQp2J2WEBEHSt+ s2/cylsUDfe+3maOxeED =lvvi -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/fa768149-20c0-b0c2-5708-7a6d90f9f7b1%40qubes-os.org. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.