[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 653749] Re: sbackup is not able to mount remote directory via SSH (testing works fine)

2013-09-20 Thread Anton
(I don't see any .deb downloads for earlier versions...?) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Simple Backup Maintainers, which is subscribed to sbackup. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/653749 Title: sbackup is not able to mount remote directory via SSH (testing

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 653749] Re: sbackup is not able to mount remote directory via SSH (testing works fine)

2013-09-20 Thread Anton
After some further testing, I now see the problem is different. Backups *do* work, for both versions. But from the config or restore window, acces to the remote machine *does not* work. It did use to work at least in 0.11.4 about a month or two ago (last used). I've seen some bug reports (not

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #143229]: Mount tape drive error

2013-09-20 Thread Anton
Question #143229 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/143229 Anton posted a new comment: Jean-Peer, tar writing to tape is indeed trivial, in stead of tar zcvf /var/local/backup/today/files.tgz you would do tar zcvf /dev/rmt/0n This needs one or two changes

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #234488]: lauching a task before backup

2013-09-18 Thread Anton
Question #234488 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/234488 Anton requested more information: That's nice to know! Does sbackup read the exit status of the pre-backup script, so the script could allow or block starting of the backup? Likewise, it would be good

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #234488]: lauching a task before backup

2013-08-26 Thread Anton
Question #234488 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/234488 Anton posted a new comment: /usr/share/sbackup/retry_backup: #!/bin/bash # # retry running Sbackup if previous attempt failed # used by pm to run at thaw/resume # find config file and read some variables

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #234488]: lauching a task before backup

2013-08-26 Thread Anton
Question #234488 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/234488 Anton posted a new comment: p.s., the scripts work for me. They should work for you, too, but I cannot guarantee that. Please just ask if you run into problems. -- You received this question notification

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 1179080] Re: sBackup unable to be configured for external media destination

2013-06-24 Thread Anton
Hi Jean-Peer, I'll be installing 13.04 in a couple of weeks (will be spending 6 hours in the train to Berlin - perfect time), and will be happy to test things then and there. (At the same time, I may start looking into Mint.) Groetjes, Anton. -- You received this bug notification because you

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #228859]: does not run on configured time

2013-05-28 Thread Anton
Question #228859 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/228859 Anton posted a new comment: OK, thank you. So it appears sbackup fails to write the custom schedule into /etc/crontab. Could anyone confirm this behaviour? -- You received this question notification

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #228859]: does not run on configured time

2013-05-21 Thread Anton
Question #228859 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/228859 Status: Open = Needs information Anton requested more information: Hi Muhammed, Are you running sbackup as user or as root? Did you check if you are using the right sbackup profile? Could you please

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 1179080] Re: sBackup unable to be configured for external media destination

2013-05-21 Thread Anton
/sbackup/sbackup.conf for user)? Look for a line that says 'target = ' and add the target directory after the equal sign (I believe a space between equal sign and directory name is required). Best, Anton. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Simple Backup Maintainers

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #219980]: File structure of the backup

2013-01-24 Thread Anton
Question #219980 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/219980 Anton posted a new comment: The incremental backup indeed just copies new files, those modified after the last backup. About the other files, I don't know. Jean-Peer Lorenz is the current main developer

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #216144]: unexpected large increase in size of backup

2013-01-14 Thread Anton
Question #216144 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/216144 Status: Open = Needs information Anton requested more information: Which directory do you mean with 'root directory'? You should check the target directory defined in /etc/sbackup.conf for root

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #216144]: unexpected large increase in size of backup

2013-01-04 Thread Anton
Question #216144 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/216144 Status: Open = Needs information Anton requested more information: I should clarify my question. There are, as you mentioned, two instances of Simple Backup Config and Simple Backup Restore

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #216105]: My back up files on a windows partition have been erased when I partitioned my linux partition and re-installed ubuntu

2013-01-03 Thread Anton
Question #216105 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/216105 Anton posted a new comment: Just one additional note, as general 'good practice' regarding backups. A backup is intended as a *fallback* option in case your primary data gets lost. In the situation you

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 1087872] Re: Backup to Remote PC Freezes

2013-01-02 Thread Anton
OK, thanks. Marking bug as invalid. For future reference, I think it is a bad idea to have two different schedules and/or users back up to the same backup location, and it actually seems to be not supported. It would be nice if this was signalled and reported back to the user in a more

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #216144]: unexpected large increase in size of backup

2012-12-13 Thread Anton
Question #216144 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/216144 Status: Open = Answered Anton proposed the following answer: Yes, two copies do exist. One is user and the other root. This should be indicated but isn't so they appear identical. I posted a patch

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #216105]: My back up files on a windows partition have been erased when I partitioned my linux partition and re-installed ubuntu

2012-12-12 Thread Anton
Question #216105 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/216105 Status: Open = Answered Anton proposed the following answer: It sounds like you are out of luck, certainly because you say you did see the backup files previously. But offhand I can't think

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #213138]: File access manager not initalized

2012-11-27 Thread Anton
Question #213138 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/213138 Status: Open = Answered Anton proposed the following answer: Put the output to a logfile in stead of /dev/null, like: 10 0 * * * /usr/bin/sbackup /tmp/sbackup.log Does this give any clue

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #215376]: Restore operation takes too much time to finish

2012-11-27 Thread Anton
Question #215376 on sbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/215376 Status: Open = Answered Anton proposed the following answer: This is an inherent drawback of 'tar' which is used as the low level archive format. There are possible solutions for this, but none

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 913827] Re: should delete old backups, then create new / not enough space on media

2012-11-14 Thread Anton
I would suggest a config option like 'remove older backups to free space'. That would work great as well in combination with the 'logarithmic' cleaning, because you will only loose your oldest backup when your backup disk is (nearly) full. You might also want to add an option to 'keep at least #

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 803345] [NEW] [whishlist] alternate snapshot browser in restore dialog

2011-06-29 Thread Anton
Public bug reported: The calendar based snapshot browser in the restore dialog is very nice, but not the easiest or most logical way of browsing for some people, or for certain circumstances. An alternate, simpler, browser that simply lists all available snapshots in chronological order

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 803360] [NEW] [whishlist] show size in snapshot management

2011-06-29 Thread Anton
Public bug reported: To monitor backup sanity, as well as monitor backup storage space, it is very useful to know how large individual backups are. If you see one that is (much) smaller than expected, something may have gone wrong. If your backup device is filling up, you may first want to

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 775942] Re: corrupt gzip file

2011-05-03 Thread Anton
Can you check if your files are truncated at 2Gb? This happens on filesystems that don't support files larger than 2G and currently Simple Backup does not check for this error. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Simple Backup Maintainers, which is subscribed to

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 710585] [NEW] Slow transfer over sftp connection

2011-01-31 Thread Anton
Public bug reported: I noticed that backups were taking much longer than I expected. Using scp to the same server, I get about 20MB/s (which is about my max HD throughput). However, sbackup writes at about only 2MB/s, a factor of 10 (!) slower (as reported by iotop and network traffic and manual

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #142832]: scheduler tab ghosted

2011-01-26 Thread Anton
Question #142832 on Simple Backup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/142832 Status: Open = Answered Anton proposed the following answer: Unfortunately, when running sbackup configuration as user, you cannot setup scheduling. You can, however, set it up manually. I use

[Nssbackup-team] [Question #142032]: Easy(er) access to Simple Backup config and restore

2011-01-19 Thread Anton
New question #142032 on Simple Backup: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/142032 I have some suggestions that I think would further improve usability of Simple Backup. Since they're not bugs, I file them as questions here. Please inform me if I should split these into separate

[Nssbackup-team] [Question #142036]: What limits sbackup performance over ssh?

2011-01-19 Thread Anton
New question #142036 on Simple Backup: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/142036 I currently have a sbackup backup session running, however the throughput is (much) lower than I expect. gzip is running at only ~20% CPU usage, suggesting that there is a bottlenect in datatransfer

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 701403] Re: Error File access manager not initialized when running as root

2011-01-13 Thread Anton
Yes, I've gone through the steps of that FAQ. I have certificates (pub/private key-pairs) set up, and can 'sudo ssh feenstra@backuphost' without password. E.g., $ sudo ssh feenstra@backuphost uptime 09:44:05 up 150 days, 2:56, 2 users, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 -- You received this bug

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 701403] Re: Error File access manager not initialized when running as root

2011-01-12 Thread Anton
No, as I said, I can 'sudo ssh username@hostname' to my backup host without password. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Simple Backup Maintainers, which is subscribed to Simple Backup. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/701403 Title: Error File access manager not

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 701403] [NEW] Error File access manager not initialized when running as root

2011-01-11 Thread Anton
Public bug reported: Recently in sbackup (I believe since the re-merge with nssbackup), I cannot backup as root. Backups as user still work (and I can open the backup location in nautilus as user). Nothing has changed on the remote machine (backup over ssh). I can 'sudo ssh u...@host' without

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 294019] Re: (whishlist) Purging to free certain space

2011-01-03 Thread Anton
when disk free cannot be determined (as with ftp). Anton. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Simple Backup Maintainers, which is subscribed to Simple Backup. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/294019 Title: Purge to specified free disk space or backup size

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 694721] Re: Too many pop up dialogs

2011-01-01 Thread Anton Feenstra
choosing. -- Groetjes, Anton _ ___ | | | | _ _ ___,| K. Anton Feenstra | | / \ / \'| | | IBIVU/Bioinformatics - Free University

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #129095]: Running backup from the command line

2010-10-13 Thread Anton
Question #129095 on Simple Backup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/129095 Anton proposed the following answer: On 12/10/10 19:53, PeterK2003 wrote: New question #129095 on Simple Backup: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/129095 i used to have a cron job

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #129095]: Running backup from the command line

2010-10-13 Thread Anton Feenstra
On 13/10/10 09:45, Anton wrote: Question #129095 on Simple Backup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/129095 Anton proposed the following answer: On 12/10/10 19:53, PeterK2003 wrote: New question #129095 on Simple Backup: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #129095]: Running backup from the command line

2010-10-13 Thread Anton
Question #129095 on Simple Backup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/129095 Anton proposed the following answer: On 13/10/10 09:45, Anton wrote: Question #129095 on Simple Backup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/sbackup/+question/129095 Anton proposed the following

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 622496] Re: problem occurs if nssbackup is run with the destination drive not present. It looses the config info.

2010-10-07 Thread Anton
?. Groetjes, Anton. -- problem occurs if nssbackup is run with the destination drive not present. It looses the config info. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/622496 You received this bug notification because you are a member of Simple Backup Maintainers, which is subscribed to nssbackup

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #122507]: re-merged ?

2010-08-24 Thread Anton
Question #122507 on nssbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/122507 Status: Open = Answered Anton proposed the following answer: On 24/08/10 11:53, paolocollector wrote: New question #122507 on nssbackup: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/122507

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 622512] [NEW] Cannot backup to smb location

2010-08-23 Thread Anton
(they're identical now). -- Groetjes, Anton -- Cannot backup to smb location https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/622512 You received this bug notification because you are a member of Simple Backup Maintainers, which is subscribed to nssbackup. ___ Mailing

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Fwd: Re: Logarithmic purge disabled]

2010-08-23 Thread Anton Feenstra
On 23/08/10 10:55, Jean-Peer Lorenz wrote: Weitergeleitete Nachricht Von: Jean-Peer Lorenzpeer@gmx.net An: Anton Feenstrafeens...@few.vu.nl Betreff: Re: Logarithmic purge disabled Datum: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 10:54:16 +0200 Good morning Anton, Thank you for looking

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 601579] Re: [Feature request] Separate backup frequency from crontab frequency

2010-08-12 Thread Anton
or 100's of Mbs backup data over a costly wireless connection. ;-) -- Groetjes, Anton _ ___ | | | | _ _ ___,| K. Anton Feenstra

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 185167] Re: It lacks a special Notebook feature

2010-08-12 Thread Anton
autorun script, would not get the backup. -- Groetjes, Anton _ ___ | | | | _ _ ___,| K. Anton Feenstra | | / \ / \'| | | IBIVU

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 587911] Re: Logarithmic purge missing after upgrade to 0.2

2010-08-12 Thread Anton
. (P.S., I could not bzr the nssbackup source. Is that due to launchpad being in read-only?) -- Groetjes, Anton _ ___ | | | | _ _ ___,| K. Anton Feenstra

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #96168]: No plugin could deal with the schema ssh...

2010-08-12 Thread Anton
Question #96168 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/96168 Anton posted a new comment: This question is marked as solved, but what the solution is does not become apparent from the discussion above. I've just tested nssbackup 3.0. The remote location interface

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 587911] Re: Logarithmic purge disabled in final release 0.2

2010-08-12 Thread Anton
Jean-Peer (whoops, almost wrote 'Pear' there...), after you've explained me where how to start, could you assign this bug to me? -- Logarithmic purge disabled in final release 0.2 https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/587911 You received this bug notification because you are a member of NSsbackup

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #116342]: tar takes a long time, 100% CPU, with no output

2010-07-02 Thread Anton Feenstra
give more clues about where the error originates. Could you report back to us with that? -- Groetjes, Anton _ ___ | | | | _ _ ___,| K. Anton Feenstra

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #116342]: tar takes a long time, 100% CPU, with no output

2010-07-02 Thread Anton
Question #116342 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/116342 Status: Open = Answered Anton proposed the following answer: On 01/07/10 12:49, B.J. Herbison wrote: Question #116342 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 576460] Re: nssbackup crashes with: IOError: Given copy source '/tmp/nssbackup/files.snar' does not exist.

2010-05-17 Thread Anton
of the tgz file on the ftp server, to confirm that it is getting progressively slower? -- Groetjes, Anton _ ___ | | | | _ _ ___,| K. Anton Feenstra

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 512007] Re: Backup over ssh : Permission denied

2010-01-28 Thread Anton
of the preceding incs. Yes, I second that. In fact, I'd propose a restore browser that shows your complete filespace, and shows which backups there are for each file. Default restore would be the latest, from whichever set it comes. -- Groetjes, Anton

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #96168]: No plugin could deal with the schema ssh...

2010-01-26 Thread Anton
Question #96168 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/96168 Anton posted a new comment: Oumar Aziz OUATTARA wrote: Question #96168 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/96168 Oumar Aziz OUATTARA proposed the following answer

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 375816] Re: Remote SFTP destination doesn't work

2009-05-14 Thread Anton Feenstra
; it fails saying: No plugin could deal with that schema 'ssh://user@host/home/user/xd/backup_note/' Have you done anything special to get ssh connections to work? Some required packages? Groetjes, Anton. ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #68896]: remote backups (by ssh) do not work?

2009-05-13 Thread Anton
Question #68896 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/68896 Status: Expired = Open Anton is still having a problem: Launchpad Janitor wrote: Question #68896 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/68896 Status: Open

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #68896]: remote backups (by ssh) do not work?

2009-05-13 Thread Anton
Question #68896 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/68896 Anton gave more information on the question: Launchpad Janitor wrote: Question #68896 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/68896 Status: Open = Expired

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #62814]: nssbackup cron job not created

2009-05-11 Thread Anton
Question #62814 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/62814 Anton proposed the following answer: lastico wrote: Question #62814 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/62814 lastico requested for more information: thanks

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Question #68850]: Upgrading backups made from sbackup

2009-04-27 Thread Anton
Question #68850 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/68850 Anton proposed the following answer: Jean-Peer Lorenz wrote: Question #68850 on NSsbackup changed: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/68850 Status: Open = Answered Jean-Peer

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 229218] Re: sbackupd.py crashed with ValueError in module()

2009-03-31 Thread Anton
MrWoo wrote: I got the crash after printing some pages from evince (pdf). Could you please explain precisely what that has to do with nssbackup? -- Groetjes, Anton

Re: [Nssbackup-team] [Bug 345272] Re: Support for compression AND splitting

2009-03-19 Thread Anton
Anton Feenstra wrote: Oumar Aziz OUATTARA wrote: I confirm that this feature is indeed wished. The implementation is quite difficult using TAR. So maybe using DAR it would be possible. I will create a blueprint for that. This item is also on my wish-/todo-list. Oumar can you keep me

[Nssbackup-team] [Question #62529]: why conflict with sbackup?

2009-02-27 Thread Anton
New question #62529 on NSsbackup: https://answers.launchpad.net/nssbackup/+question/62529 Wanting for more sophistication, I want to try using nssbackup in stead of sbackup. (I've also joined the dev team to speed things up, since it all looks very promising). However, sbackup currently seems

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 185167] Re: It lacks a special Notebook feature

2009-02-27 Thread Anton
Meanwhile, you may consider an alternative. You can put an 'autorun' script on the USB stick that launches the backup. I've done that on my external disk, but that one only runs the backup config, so I can push 'make backup now' (that was actually still using sbackup). Presumably, you could

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 271522] Re: simple-backup-config [sbackup] crashes (seg-fault)

2009-02-11 Thread Anton
OK, so I've found a terribly trivial workaround. Googling, I found this issue also for Nautilus, when started as root. But it only appears when there is *an empty DVD (or CD) in the drive*!! It's apparently a glib bug. So the workaround is easy: pop your DVD drive! Worked wonders for me (after

[Nssbackup-team] [Bug 271522] Re: simple-backup-config [sbackup] crashes (seg-fault)

2009-02-10 Thread Anton
I have it working fine on my father's box (custom made), and my own laptop (Fujitsu-Siemens). Gives the segfault on my wife's laptop (Dell), though. Both are (or should be) running up-to-date Hardy (8.04) and 2.6.24-23-generic (my father runs an older kernel - 19 iirc - because of VirtualBox