Xubuntu needs a gui backup utility --- deja-dup or somesuch

Bug #1746039 reported by Chris Rainey on 2018-01-29
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Please consider adding a dependency for deja-dup(Installed-Size: 3028) to the Xubuntu meta package in order to provide a gui-based backup tool for new users(and old ones) to have available by default.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: xubuntu-desktop 2.218
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-32.35-generic 4.13.13
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-32-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu3.7
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Mon Jan 29 10:31:53 2018
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-01-22 (6 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Release amd64 (20180105)
SourcePackage: xubuntu-meta
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Chris Rainey (ckrzen) wrote :
summary: - Xubuntu needs a gui backup utility -- deja-dup or somesuch
+ Xubuntu needs a gui backup utility --- deja-dup or somesuch


That old wiki page seems relevant. However, I could not find the reason why such a utility was not added.

Chris Rainey (ckrzen) wrote :

Ok. I've added deja-dup to my Xubuntu 18.04 installs and I can confirm that it integrates well and works. Seems to me like it would be a safe addition to the Xubuntu desktop recommends.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in xubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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