enzo Oct 2 4:41PM 2017 GUI
I'm looking for alternatives for CrushPlan and I would like to backup all the users on my systems (most MacOS). The Duplicacy GUI seems to runs as my uid (from my account), thus it can't read others directories. I know for many backup programs, their GUI is separate from the backup engine. This allows for them to run when not logged in and as root.
I could run CLI as root and set up a periodic script, but then why use the GUI?
gchen Oct 2 8:53PM 2017
I think you can run
sudo open /Applications/Duplicacy.app in Terminal to get root access.
enzo Oct 4 4:47AM 2017
That interestingly opened it as me still. I think the GUI needs an option to run the sub-processes as root.
gchen Oct 4 1:33PM 2017
sudo /Applications/Duplicacy.app/Contents/MacOS/Duplicacy should run the sub-processes as root.