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Dry run Deja Dup restore

asked 2015-03-17 10:32:12 -0600

deshmukh gravatar image

I have been using Deja Dup to backup my ~ for more than a month now. The backup goes to an external USB drive.

Is there a way to test the backup by running a test-run/ dry-run restore?

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answered 2015-03-18 08:39:27 -0600

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Yes. Create a folder, copy some files into it and run Deja Dup to back them up. Then, delete the folder completely and restore it. If all goes well, fine; if not, you've only "lost" copies of your files, not the originals.

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