Making copies of data which may be used to restore the original after a data loss event.

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Export Gmail messages to text or HTML files

I want to be able to export Gmail messages as text or HTML files so that they can be stored, passed around, and easily viewed later. I would really like to be able to locate a selection of my ...
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2answers
5k views

How to backup and export all my pictures and data from Facebook?

Before, in Facebook I found a feature for backup my data. I sent that request and then Facebook sent me an email containing a link for downloading a file larger that 100 MB. I want to back it up ...
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1answer
41 views

Download spam from Gmail account

I want a simple way to download all the messages in the Spam folder in my Gmail account. Any idea how to do that?
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1answer
181 views

How can I backup my data in TripIt?

I have quite a lot of trip data accumulated in TripIt, the travel tracking website - various itineraries and trips across the years. In case I either decide to close my account, or TripIt becomes ...
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2answers
225 views

Recovering a saved email in Gmail

A person with low computer skills was writing a message in Gmail (web interface). You know how as you type it automatically saves the message and the word "saved" appears at the bottom, she clicked ...
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7answers
5k views

How do I export or back up my Facebook friend list?

I'm admin of several large political pages. Because of this, my profile chronically suffers report-attacks (i.e.; enough number of people falsely report my profile) and make it suspended. This happens ...
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6answers
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Does Google Drive store files locally on your machine?

We've use Google Apps for Business, more specifically Google Drive extensively at work. So much so if it went down / our data went missing, we would be stuck. We've already turned on 2 set ...
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5answers
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Can the administrator download/mirror everyone's email from Google Apps for Business?

Does Google Apps for Business provide a way to download all emails from all accounts periodically? The format of the download is not important. We'd just not want to set something up for each ...
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6answers
9k views

How can I backup all of my tweets?

Is there a way to download a backup of all of my own tweets, in case Twitter ever goes down for good?
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2answers
1k views

sync different directories with box.net service

with box or drop box, I can copy files/directories to a specific folder and it will be synced, however, I want to sync various different folders on my file system, is this possible? if not, are their ...
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1answer
230 views

Is there a way for me to effectively back up my Google Drive contents locally?

Is there is a way for me to copy/back up me Google Drive contents to my local machine? Ideally, the solution would have these features (in order of priority): Runs on Linux in a headless ...
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1answer
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How to backup questions, answers of Stack Exchange [on hold]

I would like to keep a backup of all the questions asked + all answers provided for each question, answers provided + questions for the answer provided, questions favourited on Stack Exchange in the ...
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1answer
116 views

Gmail: Downloading unlabeled messages?

I would like to backup all messages without a label from Gmail. Those messages are basically all personal archived messages. I don't want the thousands of messages that are labeled for the various ...
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10answers
473 views

What online backup solution do you use and why? [closed]

I'm currently looking for an online backup solution for my home computer, and since there are so many alternatives nowadays, I decided to share my doubts here. What do I need to backup? Photos ...
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1answer
14k views

Save APK files from Google Play on desktop/laptop

I used to browse Google Play apps through my laptop regularly. Is there any way that I can store the Android applications (.apk files) into my laptop? In other words, download the .apk file straight ...
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2answers
805 views

How to save Tumblr blog posts to separate files named after blog post title?

Is there an util, web app preferably, to save all public posts to separate files named after blog post titles format? tumblrdir\ My First Blog Post Title.html My Second Blog Post Title.html ...
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1answer
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Backup To Gmail Failed

I'm using the BackWPup plugin to backup my WordPress site from an Amazon EC2 instance, to my gmail account. I keep getting this error: ERROR: Job has ended with errors in 25 seconds. You must ...
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1answer
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After the Lavabit shutdown: Download of mails? Forwarding address? [closed]

In an interview with CNET News, Ladar Levison (founder of Lavabit) answered to the question What happens to your customer's e-mails and data?: I'm looking into setting up a site where users can ...
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3answers
24k views

How to sync/backup “my documents” to Google Drive

Google Drive (at $2.49 for 25gb) seems like a great option for cloud storage. But I'm looking for a program to backup/mirror/sync my documents folder to Google Drive. I've been looking for ...
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9answers
3k views

How can I back up all emails stored in my Gmail account?

How can I back up all emails stored in my Gmail account? Can some or all labels be preserved?
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2answers
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15 GB of photos. Should I use Google Drive, G+ Photos or Google Picasa?

I would like to use a Google service. As far I know Google has three photo related services. I am a little bit confused which service should I use to: upload all my photos and keep original ...
2
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1answer
843 views

Backup Google Drive to Dropbox

I want to... automatically perform a one way sync from Google Drive to Dropbox convert the files to a format supported by LibreOffice or HTML during the synchronization. But any non proprietary and ...
6
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7answers
375 views

Online Backup Options for a Mac

This question may overlap somewhat with other backup questions on SuperUser, but, however, I would like to get feedback from people using unlimited online backup services on their Macs. There was a ...
2
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1answer
745 views

How to construct URL of Trello JSON download from board URL (without using the API)

Background Given a URL to a Trello board, as listed at the users main Trello page, it used to be possible to deduce the URL for the corresponding "Export JSON" link. I wrote up the way I did this in ...
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3answers
2k views

Online backup service that backs up full image of hard drive [closed]

I'm interested in using an online backup service such as Backblaze or Crashplan. However, looking at these 2 solutions, there's something I want but they don't offer. I want the backups to be ...
3
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5answers
439 views

Online Website Backup Solution? [closed]

i am managing Lil bit big online teaching website(nearly 1gb). it was bit pain when we talk about getting backup from the my Host. and my internet speed also dam slow. because of it i am currently use ...
2
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1answer
463 views

How can I backup someone else's Twitter account or Facebook page?

How can I backup the tweets of an account that does not belong to me or the posts of a public Facebook page? All backup services I found on the web require authentication of the Twitter account ...
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2answers
2k views

Automated periodic backup of Google Apps (email, docs, calendar)?

I'm a big fan of Google Docs for SME, having used it for two years in my current company, set it up for a startup project, and recommending it to folks starting a business. While it takes away much ...
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2answers
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How to avoid a Gmail account containing legal proof to be destroyed by its creator?

I worked for a company and used an e-mail account which this company created on Google for me. This means that the director of this company doesn't have my password, but still, as the one who created ...
2
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1answer
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How is Wordpress able to store my whole website (including ~300MB of photos) in a 1.14MB file when I export?

I exported my wordpress blog as a .xml file as a way to manually back it up, and was shocked to see that the file was 1.14 MB... It stored my whole website, including about 300 MB of photos, in 1.14 ...
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1answer
3k views

How should I configure CrashPlan if I want to make sure Code 42 cannot access my data?

CrashPlan offers some very well-priced cloud-backup packages, but one of the issues I have with such services is the fact that, while the data is encrypted, the encryption key is held and known by the ...
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3answers
2k views

Automate uploading of videos to YouTube

Is there a way to automate uploading of videos straight to YouTube? I would like to keep lots of home made videos. Of course, they are subject to being lost, or somebody could steal the the computer, ...
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0answers
1k views

Download Tumblr favorites

I'd like to backup the favorites of my Tumblr user account. They are publicly accessible (at tumblr.com/liked/by/<USERNAME>; can be (de)activated in the Dashboard settings). There is a backup ...
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1answer
285 views

Web archive links without header

Is it possible to link to an archived web page from the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine so that the archive header (for browsing other archives of the same page) isn't shown? Perhaps an url ...
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2answers
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How can I bulk upload my files to Google Docs and preserve the folder structuring?

If I have a bunch of files all organized into a folder structure and I want to import those documents into Google Docs, is there an easy way to preserve all the folder structuring without having to ...
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3answers
368 views

How can I backup my blogspot.com hosted blog?

I have a blog hosted on blogspot.com, and I'd like to back it up. How can I do that?
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2answers
291 views

Tool to backup Stumbleupon favourites?

Preferably a tool, but scripts/hacks/ideas welcome. Update: Automatically backing up bookmarks as I click thumbs up is a good idea, but how do I backup all of my favourites prior to enabling bookmark ...
3
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3answers
1k views

How can I backup all of my Facebook?

If I want to have a backup of my Facebook what do I have to do? Please show me a way to get a backup of my Facebook data.
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3answers
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How can I programmatically back up my Blogger site?

If you are logged in to your Blogger account, you can easily download a dump of your website by clicking on the Settings → Other → Export Blog link. (Source.) How can I do this automatically each day ...
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1answer
406 views

Backup Evernote to Dropbox

I want to... automatically perform a one way sync from Evernote to Dropbox convert the notes to a format supported by LibreOffice or HTML during the synchronization. But any non proprietary and ...
2
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1answer
577 views

Backing up Gmail using IMAPSize

I am trying to backup all my contacts who sent me mails in Gmail. One way of doing is by using IMAPSize to back my account. But while configuring my account, I get the following error: Can’t ...
5
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1answer
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Can student data in Blackboard Academic Suite be liberated?

Is it possible for a student of an educational institution that uses Blackboard Academic Suite to download all of the course data to have a personal record of it? I have an account that is going to ...
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4answers
1k views

Web application to backup my mobile phone contacts [closed]

I am looking for a web application that can backup, sync my mobile phone contacts. [Nokia, Symbian OS, S60]
6
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2answers
561 views

Export all Delicious bookmarks

The canonical backup link of Delicious, https://api.del.icio.us/v1/posts/all, only returns 1000 bookmarks now! Any ideas how to get all my bookmarks? This is for my export script, which worked until ...
5
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4answers
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Backing up Tumblr

What is currently the de-facto way of backing up Tumblr tumblelogs? I have "backstage" access to Backupify's Tumblr service, but (as they forewarned) it's not all too stable.
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0answers
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Backup Chrome synced data (accounts/passwords)

Today I realized I lost 2+ years of web account/password data that was synced across all of my Chrome instances (iOS, Win7, total of 4 computers). My bookmarks were OK. It's happened to a few people ...
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0answers
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Way to forward old emails from my Gmail to Outlook? And sync sent emails from outlook to gmail?

The question really says all about what I want to do, or need help on. I recently signed up for a new outlook account to try out the new outlook preview and I've set up gmail to automatically forward ...
13
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6answers
5k views

How can I backup my wordpress.com hosted blog?

I have a blog hosted on wordpress.com, and I'd like to back it up. How can I do that?
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1answer
436 views

Zootool - export content

I'm using the zootool.com webapplication to store information about my favourite blog posts in an easily searchable way. I am worried that should there be a corruption of their database, I would lose ...
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8answers
13k views

Is it possible to export my data from Trello, to back it up?

Is there a way to export my data from Trello to my own computer? I'm happy to accept any file format, so long as the data is in a file-format that can be parsed, e.g. I'm comfortable with writing a ...