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-======Backup your Ubuntu Home Directory to Google Drive======+======Setup Automatic Backups of Your Ubuntu Home Directory to Google Drive======
  
-===== Description from Ubuntu Software ​=====  +**Description from Ubuntu Software** 
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-Déjà Dup Backup** hides the complexity of backing up the Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regularly) and uses duplicity as the backend.+**Déjà Dup Backup** hides the complexity of backing up the Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regularly) and uses duplicity as the backend.
  
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 Déjà Dup focuses on ease of use and recovering from personal, accidental data loss. If you need a full system backup or an archival program, you may prefer other backup apps. Déjà Dup focuses on ease of use and recovering from personal, accidental data loss. If you need a full system backup or an archival program, you may prefer other backup apps.
  
 +**Requirements:​**
 A google account is requried. ​ You can create a free google account with 15G of storage at [[https://​accounts.google.com/​signup/​v2/​webcreateaccount?​hl=en&​flowName=GlifWebSignIn&​flowEntry=SignUp|Google Signup]] A google account is requried. ​ You can create a free google account with 15G of storage at [[https://​accounts.google.com/​signup/​v2/​webcreateaccount?​hl=en&​flowName=GlifWebSignIn&​flowEntry=SignUp|Google Signup]]
  
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 ===== Configure Backups ===== ===== Configure Backups =====
  
-Bring up your applications by pressing superkey+a. ​ The superkey is also known as the windows key. Then click on the icon that looks like a safe.  The Backups icon might be in the Utilities Folder. ​+Bring up your applications by pressing superkey+a. ​ The superkey is also known as the windows key. Then click on the icon that looks like a safe and is labeled Backups.  The Backups icon might be in the Utilities Folder.  You can also type backups in the search field
  
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-When You launching Backups you may receive a prompt to install python3-pydrive. ​ Click on the Install button and you will be prompted for your password. ​+When launching ​Deja-Dup ​Backups ​for the first time you may receive a prompt to install python3-pydrive. ​ Click on the Install button and you will be prompted for your password. ​
  
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-Next, you can encrypt your backups with a password or allow restoring without a password. Chose which option you would like and select the Forward button.+Next, you can encrypt your backups with a password or allow restoring without a password. Chose which option you would like and select the Forward button. ​**Please remember the encryption password if you choose encryption because you won't be able to restore without it.**
  
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 If you want to change the frequency of backups and how long to keep the backups select the three lines on the top bar.  Then select preferences from the menu.  If you want to change the frequency of backups and how long to keep the backups select the three lines on the top bar.  Then select preferences from the menu. 
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