Re: [qubes-users] Backup/Restore issue

2020-03-27 Thread Claudio Chinicz
Yep. When I first installed the apps on the template and afterwards shut it off I saw the apps in the AppVM. The issue happened when I've restored. And, again, I did not reinstall the apps in the template, they were already there. The dnf install command resulted in no change but it somehow

Re: [qubes-users] Backup/Restore issue

2020-03-27 Thread scurge1tl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Claudio Chinicz: > Hi, > > I've created an oathtool AppVM following instructions from here: > https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/multifactor-authentication/ > > On the Fedora-30-minimal template I've also installed Nautilus file > manager and Gedit to

Re: [qubes-users] Backup issues with external USB and ESATA devices

2019-12-29 Thread 'awokd' via qubes-users
Charles Peters: > In late September I backed up qubes using a new WD Elements external > drive. At the time I don't think I had sys-usb installed. Yesterday when > I tried to do the backups I was unable to mount the WD Elements drive, > another USB connected Toshiba hard drive, or the Toshiba

Re: [qubes-users] Backup while VMs are running??

2019-05-28 Thread unman
On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 11:51:02PM -0700, Claudio Chinicz wrote: > Hi All, > > I make few backups because I fear doing backups while using my VMs, specially > Windows 10 and Linux Mint HVMs. So, I do it once in a while, when I have have > some free time and can spen not using the computer while

Re: [qubes-users] Backup while VMs are running??

2019-05-28 Thread Chris Laprise
On 5/28/19 2:51 AM, Claudio Chinicz wrote: Hi All, I make few backups because I fear doing backups while using my VMs, specially Windows 10 and Linux Mint HVMs. So, I do it once in a while, when I have have some free time and can spen not using the computer while it prepares the backups,

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Error: Warning: unrecognized data found in configuration files

2019-05-06 Thread 'awokd' via qubes-users
Eccentric Butterfly: Speaking of which, is there really any security benefit in making sure the backup is not connected to a network? Provided the encryption password is secure. I don't think this was mentioned in the docs anywhere as something to consider so it's probably a bit excessive on

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Error: Warning: unrecognized data found in configuration files

2019-05-06 Thread Eccentric Butterfly
On Monday, 6 May 2019 17:14:46 UTC+1, daniel wrote: > On Sun, 5 May 2019 20:24:07 + > "'awokd' via qubes-users" wrote: > > > Eccentric Butterfly: > > > When I go to backup my Qubes, the backup screen shows a red error > > > at the bottom of the window saying "Warning: unrecognized data > >

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Error: Warning: unrecognized data found in configuration files

2019-05-06 Thread Eccentric Butterfly
On Monday, 6 May 2019 22:35:55 UTC+1, Eccentric Butterfly wrote: > On Monday, 6 May 2019 17:14:46 UTC+1, daniel wrote: > > On Sun, 5 May 2019 20:24:07 + > > "'awokd' via qubes-users" wrote: > > > > > Eccentric Butterfly: > > > > When I go to backup my Qubes, the backup screen shows a red

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Error: Warning: unrecognized data found in configuration files

2019-05-06 Thread Daniel Allcock
On Sun, 5 May 2019 20:24:07 + "'awokd' via qubes-users" wrote: > Eccentric Butterfly: > > When I go to backup my Qubes, the backup screen shows a red error > > at the bottom of the window saying "Warning: unrecognized data > > found in configuration files". I ran into this and it was

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Error: Warning: unrecognized data found in configuration files

2019-05-05 Thread 'awokd' via qubes-users
Eccentric Butterfly: When I go to backup my Qubes, the backup screen shows a red error at the bottom of the window saying "Warning: unrecognized data found in configuration files". Try closing backup, then "rm /etc/qubes/backup/qubes-manager-backup.conf" in dom0 terminal. This will delete

Re: [qubes-users] backup with debian-10-minimal based sys-usb fails

2019-04-17 Thread Sven Semmler
On 4/15/19 6:25 PM, unman wrote: > Why do you say this? Backup works fine with a buster qube. What is the > exact problem that you have? I apologize. The issue was between chair and keyboard. In Fedora external drives are mounted under /run/media/user and in Debian under /media/user ... sorry for

Re: [qubes-users] backup with debian-10-minimal based sys-usb fails

2019-04-15 Thread unman
On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 04:23:25PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > On 4/5/19 12:52 AM, Sven Semmler wrote: > >> You could install a file manager but then you're getting closer to > >> the normal Debian template which is pretty minimal. If you are > >> committed to minimal service qubes, CLI backup .

Re: [qubes-users] backup with debian-10-minimal based sys-usb fails

2019-04-15 Thread Sven Semmler
On 4/5/19 12:52 AM, Sven Semmler wrote: >> You could install a file manager but then you're getting closer to >> the normal Debian template which is pretty minimal. If you are >> committed to minimal service qubes, CLI backup . > You convinced me. My intermediate solution will be to run sys-net

Re: [qubes-users] backup with debian-10-minimal based sys-usb fails

2019-04-04 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 3/31/19 9:36 AM, unman wrote: > 1. The minimal template is minimal - it doenst have any GUI file > manager. When you click on the ... button it spawns a file manager > in the backup qube. Since you dont have one installed it cant be > opened.

Re: [qubes-users] backup with debian-10-minimal based sys-usb fails

2019-03-31 Thread Chris Laprise
On 3/31/19 10:36 AM, unman wrote: I'm not convinced about Debian packages being more secure than rpm: they are, of course nicer. :-) To me, its a matter of Fedora packages being less secure than *everyone else*. I'm a long standing Debian user with an antipathy to RedHat and Fedora. The

Re: [qubes-users] backup with debian-10-minimal based sys-usb fails

2019-03-31 Thread unman
On Sun, Mar 31, 2019 at 01:10:14AM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- > Hash: SHA512 > > Very recently I migrated all my AppVMs to a debian-10 (buster) > template, which itself was created by upgrading the debian-9 template. > > Equally my sys-net, sys-usb and

Re: [qubes-users] backup of files in a qube without networking to an internet service

2019-02-19 Thread unman
On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 03:41:23PM +, lik...@gmx.de wrote: > Hi, > > assume there are files stored in a qube without networking. Furthermore > assume there's a secured backup server located in the internet. This server > is only a storage of client-side (before data is sent over the wire)

Re: [qubes-users] backup of files in a qube without networking to an internet service

2019-02-19 Thread Chris Laprise
On 2/19/19 10:41 AM, lik...@gmx.de wrote: Hi, assume there are files stored in a qube without networking. Furthermore assume there's a secured backup server located in the internet. This server is only a storage of client-side (before data is sent over the wire) encrypted files.  What

Re: [qubes-users] Backup stops when the backup file reaches 3Gb

2019-01-28 Thread Mike Keehan
On Fri, 25 Jan 2019 13:52:55 + Mike Keehan wrote: > On Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:29:50 + > unman wrote: > > > On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 01:00:15AM -0500, Chris Laprise wrote: > > > On 01/23/2019 08:15 PM, js...@bitmessage.ch wrote: > > > > Mike Keehan: > > > > > Hi, > > > > > > > >

Re: [qubes-users] Backup stops when the backup file reaches 3Gb

2019-01-25 Thread Mike Keehan
On Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:29:50 + unman wrote: > On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 01:00:15AM -0500, Chris Laprise wrote: > > On 01/23/2019 08:15 PM, js...@bitmessage.ch wrote: > > > Mike Keehan: > > > > Hi, > > > > > > > > I'm using Qubes Backup to save some of my qubes into another VM. > > > > The

Re: [qubes-users] Backup stops when the backup file reaches 3Gb

2019-01-24 Thread Mike Keehan
On Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:27:00 -0500 Chris Laprise wrote: > On 01/24/2019 06:29 AM, unman wrote: > > On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 01:00:15AM -0500, Chris Laprise wrote: > >> On 01/23/2019 08:15 PM, js...@bitmessage.ch wrote: > >>> Mike Keehan: > Hi, > > I'm using Qubes Backup to

Re: [qubes-users] Backup stops when the backup file reaches 3Gb

2019-01-24 Thread Mike Keehan
On Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:27:00 -0500 Chris Laprise wrote: > On 01/24/2019 06:29 AM, unman wrote: > > On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 01:00:15AM -0500, Chris Laprise wrote: > >> On 01/23/2019 08:15 PM, js...@bitmessage.ch wrote: > >>> Mike Keehan: > Hi, > > I'm using Qubes Backup to

Re: [qubes-users] Backup stops when the backup file reaches 3Gb

2019-01-24 Thread Chris Laprise
On 01/24/2019 06:29 AM, unman wrote: On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 01:00:15AM -0500, Chris Laprise wrote: On 01/23/2019 08:15 PM, js...@bitmessage.ch wrote: Mike Keehan: Hi, I'm using Qubes Backup to save some of my qubes into another VM. The backup VM has 18 Gb of storage available, but whenever

Re: [qubes-users] Backup stops when the backup file reaches 3Gb

2019-01-24 Thread unman
On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 01:00:15AM -0500, Chris Laprise wrote: > On 01/23/2019 08:15 PM, js...@bitmessage.ch wrote: > > Mike Keehan: > > > Hi, > > > > > > I'm using Qubes Backup to save some of my qubes into another VM. > > > The backup VM has 18 Gb of storage available, but whenever the > > >

Re: [qubes-users] Backup stops when the backup file reaches 3Gb

2019-01-23 Thread Chris Laprise
On 01/23/2019 08:15 PM, js...@bitmessage.ch wrote: Mike Keehan: Hi, I'm using Qubes Backup to save some of my qubes into another VM. The backup VM has 18 Gb of storage available, but whenever the backup file reaches 3Gb, the backup process just hangs. No CPU usage, no error messages, just

Re: [qubes-users] Backup stops when the backup file reaches 3Gb

2019-01-23 Thread jsnow
Mike Keehan: Hi, I'm using Qubes Backup to save some of my qubes into another VM. The backup VM has 18 Gb of storage available, but whenever the backup file reaches 3Gb, the backup process just hangs. No CPU usage, no error messages, just stops. The backup window shows 40% complete, but never

Re: [qubes-users] BACKUP IMPORTANT VMS Q4

2018-12-22 Thread amapaps
> Mount to a live system or use the install disk and use rescue mode. > I'm assuming that you have something like a standard install on /dev/sda > (boot in /dev/sda1 and data in /dev/sda2?) > You can check this from the prompt by running cfdisk /dev/sda, to see > how the disk is configured. >

Re: [qubes-users] BACKUP IMPORTANT VMS Q4

2018-12-22 Thread unman
On Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 09:52:29PM -0800, amap...@gmail.com wrote: > Hello, im using qubes os 4, i updated all the VMs + updated dom0 > When i turned on my pc, Qubes os didnt get recognized at boot menu, i have > tried a lot of things and now im tired, i just want to backup my vms and i > will

Re: [qubes-users] Backup verification error

2018-10-17 Thread Chris Laprise
On 10/17/2018 06:13 PM, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: Kelly Dean wrote on 10/17/18 6:00 PM: On Qubes 4.0, I did a full backup to an external hard drive using the standard backup utility, which completed successfully. 225GB total, compressed 130GB, took about 12 hours. Then I tried to verify

Re: [qubes-users] Backup verification error

2018-10-17 Thread 'awokd' via qubes-users
Kelly Dean wrote on 10/17/18 6:00 PM: On Qubes 4.0, I did a full backup to an external hard drive using the standard backup utility, which completed successfully. 225GB total, compressed 130GB, took about 12 hours. Then I tried to verify it (restore with verify-only option), and watched it

Re: [qubes-users] Backup verification error

2018-10-17 Thread taii...@gmx.com
Considering how long it takes and the chance for errors I also make a post fsck dd backup of the entire drive/partition and then sha1sum it just in case, which has saved me a few times. I wish there was a choice to use more RAM to make it go faster or what not. -- You received this message

Re: [qubes-users] BACKUP PROBLEM

2018-05-13 Thread higginsonjim2
Thanks for comments. To clarify - i’m only using qubes4 vm’s and templates. In ideal world, i ‘d use clonezilla say to clone everything and copy the clonezilla image back if i ever thought there was a problem with active system. This does not seem possible with qubes. (This process is simple

Re: [qubes-users] BACKUP PROBLEM

2018-05-13 Thread awokd
On Sun, May 13, 2018 1:58 pm, higginsonj...@gmail.com wrote: > > Just posted a comment on earlier BACKUP problem where message appeared > > "Backup header retrieval failed (exit code 2)" after qvm-backup restore. > > > Tried a simpler backup this time - just fedora-26 template and a small >

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Error

2017-04-03 Thread jimmy . dack . 68
> Likely the filesystem (FAT?) on the destination cannot handle files over > a certain size. You may want to reformat it with a native Linux fs like > Ext4. > > -- > > Chris Laprise, tas...@openmailbox.org > https://twitter.com/ttaskett > PGP: BEE2 20C5 356E 764A 73EB 4AB3 1DC4 D106 F07F

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Error

2017-04-03 Thread jimmy . dack . 68
On Friday, March 17, 2017 at 3:31:37 PM UTC-4, Chris Laprise wrote: > On 03/17/2017 02:55 PM, jimmy.dack...@gmail.com wrote: > > I'm trying out the backup feature in Qubes but getting an error. > > > > I'm trying to save VMs totaling 22.4GB in size on a USB stick with 63GB > > free. > > > > At

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Error

2017-03-17 Thread Todd Lasman
On 2017-03-17 11:55, jimmy.dack...@gmail.com wrote: I'm trying out the backup feature in Qubes but getting an error. I'm trying to save VMs totaling 22.4GB in size on a USB stick with 63GB free. At 19% progress is get: "[Dom0] Backup error! ERROR: Failed to write the backup, VM output: cat:

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Error

2017-03-17 Thread Unman
On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 03:31:24PM -0400, Chris Laprise wrote: > On 03/17/2017 02:55 PM, jimmy.dack...@gmail.com wrote: > >I'm trying out the backup feature in Qubes but getting an error. > > > >I'm trying to save VMs totaling 22.4GB in size on a USB stick with 63GB free. > > > >At 19% progress is

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Error

2017-03-17 Thread Chris Laprise
On 03/17/2017 02:55 PM, jimmy.dack...@gmail.com wrote: I'm trying out the backup feature in Qubes but getting an error. I'm trying to save VMs totaling 22.4GB in size on a USB stick with 63GB free. At 19% progress is get: "[Dom0] Backup error! ERROR: Failed to write the backup, VM output: cat:

Re: [qubes-users] Backup error - where is the log?

2017-02-26 Thread Zbigniew Łukasiak
If I install a second Qubes system on a different partition - is there any way to copy the VMs from the first one? Because that was my goal with the backups. It is possible that the lack of space somehow corrupted the system - and that is the reason for the problems with backups - so maybe there

Re: [qubes-users] Backup error - where is the log?

2017-02-24 Thread Zbigniew Łukasiak
I removed some templates - and now there is no error about no disk space - but when restoring I still get the same error. It might be indeed about the path fed to tar - because when creating the archive I also get errors when I try to archive to a file in the current dir without giving the full

Re: [qubes-users] Backup error - where is the log?

2017-02-24 Thread Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 08:23:00AM -0500, Zbigniew Łukasiak wrote: > Ok - I tried the command line version - the output is below. The same > error I see in ~/.xsession-errors. It looks to work correctly with the > symlinked tmp - but still fails

Re: [qubes-users] Backup error - where is the log?

2017-02-24 Thread Zbigniew Łukasiak
Ok - I tried the command line version - the output is below. The same error I see in ~/.xsession-errors. It looks to work correctly with the symlinked tmp - but still fails somehow - maybe the archive is corrupted. I tried to re-make the bacup from commandline, and this reports "qvm-backup:

Re: [qubes-users] Backup error - where is the log?

2017-02-23 Thread Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:38:48PM -0500, Zbigniew Łukasiak wrote: > I am getting an error message when trying to restore a VM backup: > "unable to extract the qubes backup. Check the extracting process errors." > > Where should I look for the

Re: [qubes-users] backup failes

2017-02-11 Thread haaber
haaber: > > Cannot create /media/user/hexstring/qubes-backup/2017-02... : permission > > denied. > > Try "sudo chown user:user /media/user/hexstring/qubes-backup". > > Rusty Thank you that worked! Bernhard -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

Re: [qubes-users] backup failes

2017-02-09 Thread Rusty Bird
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 haaber: > Cannot create /media/user/hexstring/qubes-backup/2017-02... : permission > denied. Try "sudo chown user:user /media/user/hexstring/qubes-backup". Rusty -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-

Re: [qubes-users] "Backup VMs" does not backup salt configuration

2017-02-05 Thread john.david.r.smith
On 05/02/17 23:59, john.david.r.smith wrote: On 05/02/17 00:06, Oleg Artemiev wrote: Hi. On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 11:56 PM, john.david.r.smith wrote: On 01/02/17 21:30, qu...@posteo.de wrote: I have now nearly a complete salt configuration for all my

Re: [qubes-users] "Backup VMs" does not backup salt configuration

2017-02-05 Thread john.david.r.smith
On 05/02/17 00:06, Oleg Artemiev wrote: Hi. On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 11:56 PM, john.david.r.smith wrote: On 01/02/17 21:30, qu...@posteo.de wrote: I have now nearly a complete salt configuration for all my templates so I do not need to backup them anymore

Re: [qubes-users] "Backup VMs" does not backup salt configuration

2017-02-05 Thread qubes
Hey, On 05.02.2017 00:06, Oleg Artemiev wrote: Hi. On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 11:56 PM, john.david.r.smith wrote: On 01/02/17 21:30, qu...@posteo.de wrote: I have now nearly a complete salt configuration for all my templates so I do not need to backup them

Re: [qubes-users] "Backup VMs" does not backup salt configuration

2017-02-04 Thread Oleg Artemiev
Hi. On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 11:56 PM, john.david.r.smith wrote: > On 01/02/17 21:30, qu...@posteo.de wrote: >> I have now nearly a complete salt configuration for all my templates so I >> do not need to backup them anymore and save a lot of space by this. >> >>

Re: [qubes-users] "Backup VMs" does not backup salt configuration

2017-02-01 Thread john.david.r.smith
On 01/02/17 21:30, qu...@posteo.de wrote: Hi, I have now nearly a complete salt configuration for all my templates so I do not need to backup them anymore and save a lot of space by this. So I have ran a backup including dom0 and realized that the salt configuration ("/srv/salt") does not

Re: [qubes-users] backup

2016-09-29 Thread Andrew David Wong
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 2016-09-28 00:32, Gabriel wrote: > On 2016-09-27 06:59, 'Gabriel' via qubes-users wrote: >> 2. I tried running qvm-backup from the command line, which ran fine, no >> permission problems on the same HDD. However, the template VMs are not >>

Re: [qubes-users] backup

2016-09-28 Thread 'Gabriel' via qubes-users
On 2016-09-27 06:59, 'Gabriel' via qubes-users wrote: > Hi fellows, > > I started using qubes a while ago and I have a question concerning backups. > What I want is a complete backup to a dedicated external USB HDD. I > understand to achieve this all the VMs must be shut down. > Therefore when I

Re: [qubes-users] backup

2016-09-27 Thread Andrew David Wong
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 2016-09-27 06:59, 'Gabriel' via qubes-users wrote: > Hi fellows, > > I started using qubes a while ago and I have a question concerning backups. > What I want is a complete backup to a dedicated external USB HDD. I > understand to achieve this

Re: [qubes-users] backup

2016-09-27 Thread Jeremy Rand
'Gabriel' via qubes-users: > Hi fellows, > > I started using qubes a while ago and I have a question concerning backups. > What I want is a complete backup to a dedicated external USB HDD. I > understand to achieve this all the VMs must be shut down. > Therefore when I plugged in the HDD I

Re: [qubes-users] Backup Encryption Options

2016-08-16 Thread Andrew David Wong
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 2016-08-16 10:07, entr0py wrote: > According to: > > https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/backup-restore/ > https://groups.google.com/forum/#!searchin/qubes-users/ > backup$20encryption|sort:relevance/qubes-users/sS4A3vJdCQ8/w9-jIj5VW9oJ > > Qubes