urn:uuid:ee291142-c19d-517e-8753-fec3e2793bf9 Topic: Backup – Ctrl blog Daniel Aleksandersen https://www.daniel.priv.no/ Copyright © 2021 Daniel Aleksandersen. https://www.ctrl.blog/assets/favicon/favicon.svg 2021-10-15T02:09:00Z weekly 10 urn:uuid:4ca57e8a-17bf-402b-8b16-e6e218e4794b 2021-10-15T02:09:00Z 2021-10-15T02:09:00Z How to enable file versioning on Windows File History lets you go back and browse and restore previous versions of your files and folders. Restore accidental changes and deletions in Windows 11 and 10. <p>Windows comes with many great built-in tools that, unfortunately, are hard to discover and even harder to use. One of these is its built-in file versioning tool called File History. Once set up, it can keep copies of old versions of all your files and documents. It can be incredibly useful to restore a previous version of a file or a folder after you’ve made an accidental change or deletion.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/how-to-windows-file-versioning.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:a534a95a-29b8-47dd-8145-86ead6ee1e7e 2019-02-22T09:42:00Z 2020-04-05T22:30:00Z Your web browsers are slowing down your Time Machine backups Third-party web browsers like Firefox and Google Chrome slows down your Mac’s Time Machine backups by dumping their files in all the wrong places. <p>You probably use your web browser more than any other application on your Mac and it’s causing slow Time Machine backups that fill up with non-essential files.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/time-machine-web-browser-data.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:3db5decd-50dc-448a-8eb0-045db4be6cdc 2018-05-21T22:08:00Z 2018-05-21T22:08:00Z Reviewed options for backing up to Backblaze B2 with Window Backup Windows 10’s built-in Backup program can’t directly backup to Backblaze B2 on its own. Helper programs can help you get the job done. <p>I’ve reviewed the different possible options for backing up your Windows 10 computer with Windows Backup (formerly known as File History) to the ultra-cheap backup storage provider Backblaze B2. The software required to do this isn’t quite there yet, but you still have some options.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/windows-backup-backblaze-b2.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:95da2f41-4daa-438c-9c9a-b8a4fa0ad955 2018-02-26T13:37:00Z 2018-02-26T13:37:00Z How to back up Flatpak user-data and apps Flatpak doesn’t come with built-in support for backing up flatpaked apps or your user-data. Here is how to export and back up your data. <p>You’ll probably want to make some changes to your home directory backup script after adopting and installing a few Flatpak applications. Here are the things you’ll need to think about.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/backup-flatpak.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:d8ae7ac4-f120-415d-b7ca-be13abb97f87 2018-02-05T15:19:00Z 2018-12-03T18:59:00Z Flatpak, Steam Cloud, XDG Base, and why Linux doesn’t sync progress A Steam Cloud documentation mistake is the root cause of why some Steam game titles won’t Cloud Sync when installed with Flatpak on Linux. <p>If you’ve installed Steam on Linux through Flathub, chances are that Steam Auto-Cloud — Steam’s free game progress synchronization service — won’t work for many of your games that are built with the markets most popular game engines. I’ve dug into why it isn’t working, and discuss two possible solutions to fix the problem.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/flatpak-steamcloud-xdg.html">Read more …</a></p>