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Deja-dup Backup Mirabelle

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Déjà Dup provides a nice graphical interface for backing up your SoaS live USB/SD installation

Déjà Dup is a simple backup tool. It hides the complexity of doing backups the 'right way' (encrypted, off-site, and regular) and uses Duplicity as the backend.


  • Support for local or remote backup locations, including Amazon S3
  • Securely encrypts and compresses your data
  • Incrementally backs up, letting you restore from any particular backup
  • Schedules regular backups
  • Integrates well into your GNOME desktop


From a computer booted from SoaS Mirabelle,

In the Terminal Activity, first switch users to the root user,Then install the software,

yum install duplicity deja-dup

12 Pkgs 6.5M

How back up your Soas Mirabelle installation

  • Insert a 2nd USB storage device (formatted fat32)
  • In the Terminal Activity
  • Graphical application starts

Initial Configuration

  • edit/Preferences (on top bar of window)
  • Backup location: other / places /<your 2nd USB device> <open> (scroll up to find your device)
  • Include files in folders ( Home folder is selected)
  • Close


  • in the Terminal (as the default liveuser account)
  • Graphical application starts
  • Backup

Restore to a new replacement SoaS live USB device

  • Insert 2nd USB device with backup done previously
  • In the Terminal Activity
    yum install duplicity deja-dup
  • Repeat initial configuration (listed above)
  • In Terminal
  • Graphical application starts
  • Restore


  • Does Not back up the Sugar Journal
use these applications to Backup/Restore the journal:
Backup 4 (Activity)
Restore 3 (Activity)
  • Use the same soas.iso to make a replacement USB device for Restoration.


How to sugarize deja-dup

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