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Backup the Pupsave file with Pschedule
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don570


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PostPosted: Sat 24 Sep 2011, 14:13    Post_subject:  Backup the Pupsave file with Pschedule  

Backup the Pupsave file with Pschedule

I have developed a simple method to backup the
Pupsave file at a scheduled time, for instance
once a day.

You can schedule to do the task overnight
if you wish.

Just install the pet package, then use a right click
on your Pupsave file and choose the 'Backup'
right click menu option.



I thought up this method while reading the following thread
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=71927

I used jrp's simple script to do the copy.
Pschedule is the easy way to do a task on a scheduled
basis so I combined the two.

I've tested this on Lucid Puppy 525 and puppy 4.3.1

Note : If you wish to check if pschedule has been
set correctly, just launch pschedule from the Start menu.

Start menu > System > Pschedule

You will see a list of tasks that you have scheduled.

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note to jrp: I've changed the name
of the app to backup_pupsave to avoid confusion

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PostPosted: Fri 07 Oct 2011, 03:07    Post_subject:  

Good idea.

Noticed if you leave the initial settings for Pschedule, you get a backup every minute.

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PostPosted: Sat 08 Oct 2011, 12:27    Post_subject:  

This method is only useful if you back up overnite
on a regular basis.

Also no white space is allowed in the filename or path.

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PostPosted: Tue 11 Oct 2011, 15:39    Post_subject:  

I've included this script in Right click 526 pet package
for Wary and lucid puppy 520 and 525 users.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=67013

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