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Forum: General 08-05-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,268
Posted By minckster
Thanks!! I had no idea. I'll go switch to...

Thanks!! I had no idea. I'll go switch to application bundles.

Edit to add: I just verified that on 10.5.7, my AppleScript-Applications were indeed PowerPC applications.
Forum: General 08-05-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,268
Posted By minckster
Yes. Now a long answer, to avoid problems or...

Yes.

Now a long answer, to avoid problems or gotchas.

From the main SuperDuper! screen, select Options > Advanced > check "Run shell script before copy starts" and enter the path to the script....
Forum: General 07-05-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,268
Posted By minckster
The last three nights the script above worked...

The last three nights the script above worked fine.

The problem was (is?) that the "keystroke" for pausing VisualHub didn't seem to catch always. vh124ffmeg, which is the process that does the...
Forum: General 07-05-2007, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,268
Posted By minckster
I simplified the scripts (below), so now I don't...

I simplified the scripts (below), so now I don't have to schedule my bittorrent downloading or video conversion around my SuperDuper backup schedule. -- Pauses VisualHub and Transmission, if running...
Forum: General 07-01-2007, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 26,123
Posted By minckster
gryphonent, I have an idea on what the problem...

gryphonent, I have an idea on what the problem may be, as I had difficulty getting shell scripts to run with scheduled backups too. After you add the shell scripts to your advanced options, you have...
Forum: General 06-25-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 26,123
Posted By minckster
That's my experience. It works fine except when I...

That's my experience. It works fine except when I stop a backup before SuperDuper restores my privacy settings. In response, when I cancel a backup, I go to Spotlight's preferences to ensure that the...
Forum: General 06-25-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,268
Posted By minckster
Pause/Restart VisualHub & Transmission for SD! backup

I'd like to see if anyone has any comments or suggestions for the way that I went about pausing and restarting VisualHub and Transmission during SuperDuper's backups. It works, but seems a bit messy...
Forum: General 09-16-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 11,039
Posted By minckster
Force quit required after failed sparse image backup

I have to do a force quit of SD! every time after successfully backing-up to a sparse image that had previously failed as a scheduled job. It's hardly an annoyance, just an FYI for the developer.
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Forum: General 09-06-2006, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,591
Posted By minckster
D'oh! I didn't search as well as I thought....

D'oh! I didn't search as well as I thought. You've already answered my question: http://www.shirt-pocket.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1315
Forum: General 09-06-2006, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,591
Posted By minckster
Why does SD! use cron instead of launchd?

I was a little surprised to see Super Duper! in my crontab. Is there a reason SD! hasn't switched over to launchd? Just curious....
Forum: General 08-14-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,630
Posted By minckster
Whew! Here's the line to add to .bashrc to...

Whew! Here's the line to add to .bashrc to redefine 'locate' so it excludes everything on the backup drive: # Exclude the backup drive from locate's results
function locate() { command locate $1 |...
Forum: General 08-14-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,630
Posted By minckster
No, I'm trying to prevent the shell command...

No, I'm trying to prevent the shell command 'locate' from returning two entries for every match, one from Macintosh HD and another from Backup HD. It's really a MacOSX or Unix question. Its relation...
Forum: General 08-14-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,630
Posted By minckster
OK. It looks like locate.updatedb isn't fully...

OK. It looks like locate.updatedb isn't fully implemented in OSX. It doesn't pay attention to options about excluding paths from indexing.

Here's another MacOShint that's more on target: Make the...
Forum: General 08-14-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,373
Posted By minckster
Thanks Dave! At least it's not obvious. Of...

Thanks Dave! At least it's not obvious.

Of course the delay was that SD! was busy filling up my backup drive. I was downloading a big file during the backup. (Bad minckster! Bad!) I won't do that...
Forum: General 08-14-2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,630
Posted By minckster
How to stop updatedb from indexing backup drive?

Has anyone figured out how to stop locate.updatedb from indexing one's backup drive? Currently /usr/bin/locate doubles its results, once from Macintosh HD and once from Backup HD. I already have...
Forum: General 08-14-2006, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,373
Posted By minckster
Which file is currently copying?

How can I tell which file SuperDuper is currently copying during a scheduled backup?

I have searched the User Guide and forum, but my search skills must not be up to the task. Either that or the...
Forum: General 04-17-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 27,667
Posted By minckster
For backups on Windows, I use the free version of...

For backups on Windows, I use the free version of SyncBack. It doesn't create a bootable clone, but it does a good job backing up files. I've been real happy with it.
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Forum: General 04-17-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,581
Posted By minckster
There's a similar discussion in the Flip4Mac...

There's a similar discussion in the Flip4Mac forums. That discussion centers on conflicts between the version of eSellerate used by different apps. User "MyBFDoesTheHousework" appears to have a...
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