This is my first post! It is great to discover the IT’ FOSS has a forum!
I use BackInTime as my primary backup software on my machines.
I have only seriously had to use it twice. When one machine went down I reinstalled with a Redo Rescue clone and then re-installed my last BackInTime backup! Easy!
I recently had another laptop go down. I did not have a Redo Rescue clone so I did a fresh install of the distro, Kubuntu, and then went to install my BackInTime backup.
Upon first opening of BackInTime I choose the restore config option after installing BackInTime in order to load the list of all my dated backups/snapshots.
It is crashing.
When it does not crash and I can select a dated backup, it is green, and I get to the settings window. Under ‘Advanced’ the Full snapshot path looks correct. nb It also picks up the previous user name.
When I click OK however it says in a pop up ‘/media/justin/Cosmic-Kup is not a folder.’ This is the path stated under ‘Where to save snapshots’
Snapshots are not loaded and I cannot restore.
I entered the filemanager and tired copying over the config file from a dated backup directory to the new installl .config/backintime folder. This did not work.
I then went into the backup .config/backintime/ directory and copied over config file to the new installl .config/backintime directory. This did not work either.
Anyone familiar with BackInTime? How can I restore the config file to view snapshots and restore?
Kubuntu 21.04 with backports.