Just looking for a good solution… can I just back up the entire Xibo directory, or should I save anything else? What tools are recommended? (I’m running Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS)
Database backup should be created automatically for you inside the docker container, the path is
Regarding upgrades and creating backups, have a look here http://xibo.org.uk/manual/en/install_cms.html#upgrading_xibo
(it’s pretty much whole directory)
Since you’re using Ubuntu, then you can simply follow the instructions under Upgrading in Alex’s guide Xibo 1.8.0 with Docker on Ubuntu 16.04
As for any other software for backups, I’m afraid I don’t have any recommendations, but perhaps someone else from the Xibo community will suggest something.
Backups are covered at the end of the CMS Post Installation guide, along with backup software suggestions for Windows and Linux:
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