Backing up the Journal

Sascha Silbe sascha-ml-ui-sugar-olpc-devel at
Sat Jul 10 12:36:32 EDT 2010

Excerpts from John Watlington's message of Fri Jul 09 19:17:21 +0000 2010:

> What is the currently recommended method of archiving the
> contents of a journal on one laptop (say to a USB key) and
> restoring them on another laptop ?
Tar up ~/.sugar/default/datastore. Tar handles hard links nicely.
If you have an existing data store on the target machine, either remove ~/.sugar/default/datastore (if you don't care about the contents) or remove ~/.sugar/default/datastore/index{_updated,/*} to force an index rebuild.


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