September 23, 2022

Back up your computer (/home) on an external drive with the programme Back in Time

  • Open Back in Time
  • A prompt should pop up asking you if you want to restore, click No
  • A window titled Settings should pop up
  • To select the drive where you want to back up, click on the folder icon in Where to save snapshots > Computer > / > media > user > (make sure the drive is mounted)
  • To select /home/ folder to backup, in Settings go to the tab titled Include > Add folder > select the folder
  • /home/ should be listed in Include files and folders
  • Click OK
  • A window titled Back in Time should pop up
  • Click the Take a snapshot button to take the first snapshot.

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