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Time Machine shows no backup after backing up

Building off of not2savvy's answer above, I encountered a similar error on macOS 12.4, due to issues with container files from GoodNotes and Amazon Video. I ran the below command to see the offending ...
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Time machine won't recognize Lenovo laptop plugged in via USB to USB-C cable

I don’t recommend network backup destinations for Time Machine - the tech is highly geared and better for direct attached storage that lets macOS format and manage everything. That being said, you’ll ...
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Delete timemachine backups - not by date, but by disk

If the normal system is saying there is an error, you likely want to stop this attempt to free space. Something is wrong with the system or the filesystem so you want to figure that out if your ...
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High Sierra Time Machine back up disk unusable

Well, I have no idea why but by just insisting and transferring files via Finder (not the Time Machine interface), I eventually made it. I just lost 1 series, 1 movie and a folder with 32 screenshots, ...
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Is is possible to add tag, notes or labels to backups made by Time Machine?

Yes,I find a sample way to do that, just use the command line add a Readme.txt on the backup disk. My backup disk mount path is "/Volumes/TimeHub", Example command like this: sudo touch /...
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How to export Time Machine exclusions or list them in Terminal

Here are 3 ways of getting Time Machines exclusions: Firstly, every backup includes its own exclusion list. At the top level of each backup there is a hidden file called .exclusions.plist, for example ...
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Best compression format for backing up many MacOS files (7Z, GZIP, BZIP2, etc)?

Note: If you've selected the option to encrypt your iOS backups, they won't compress. Additional note: if your backup is mainly composed of already-compressed media (photos and videos), they won't ...
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