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Is it safe to make backup of wallet? If so, is there a reference procedure somewhere?

You can use any of those methods: backup the mnemonic seed, a 25 word list of words that encode your private keys. This is the simplest way, and you can then restore your wallet with monero-wallet-...
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How to back up my wallet using monero core gui beta?

The seed is all you need to restore the wallet. Write it down on a piece of paper. If you want to backup the full wallet history (i.e which addresses you have sent transactions to, and the tx key for ...
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Is it safe to make backup of wallet? If so, is there a reference procedure somewhere?

Write down your 25 word seed. That is all you need to restore your wallet and all your funds if any disaster occurs. If you didn't write it down at the time of wallet creation, simply type "seed" into ...
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How to back up my wallet using monero core gui beta?

Go to settings on the left-hand side. Then click on the third menu item on the top called "Show seed & keys". It will ask for your wallet password and then give you all you need to restore your ...
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Is there a way to import the extra info of outgoing transactions to a restored wallet?

I think you know the answer to that one, since you say "because they are neither stored in the blockchain nor computable from blockchain data, but only kept locally in the wallet cache". The answer ...
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Is there any reason not to upgrade Ubuntu when new updates are available?

I see no correlation or problem with upgrading your OS as related to Monero and I can think of no reason why the upgrade would create any problems for your Monero. As you have your mnemonic backed up, ...
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Is it safe to make backup of wallet? If so, is there a reference procedure somewhere?

You can write down the appropriate addresses and put it in a safe. If you want to make a safe backup of your wallet, look for a few ways of securely saving your wallet information, but make as much ...
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Backup and upgrade

You should back up the ~/.bitmonero directory (which contains the blockchain) and your wallet files (the <wallet name>, <wallet name>.keys, and (though not needed) <wallet name>.txt. ...
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Clean up Monero on Mac OSX

As long as you have the wallet's 25-word mnemonic in a safe place, you cannot lose any funds, even if you remove all the wallet directories. Because, you can always recreate the wallet with the ...
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Backup and Disaster Recovery for Monero Fork

Once you have lots of people using your cryptocurrency, you can back up nothing at all (I'm talking about not backing up your seed nodes. If you have a wallet, you'll want to keep the mnemonic seed ...
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How to back up only new blocks on blockchain using rsync

There are two included tools that can help here: monero-blockchain-export and monero-blockchain-import. If you backup (i.e. export) to a bootstrap file (a .raw file, the default), it keeps track of ...
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How does address recovery work?

First off, the node does not do anything about addresses, the wallet does. The node never gets your secret keys. Next, the Monero wallet will always cache/calculate the next 200 addresses for the ...
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How can I back up my node efficiently?

Perhaps I could run two instances of monerod on the same machine, with settings that cause one of my disks to synchronize against the other; but I don't know what command-line arguments to use. Can ...
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How do I back up my funds?

Your funds are not stored on your laptop, they're stored on the blockchain. Copies of the blockchain are stored on perhaps hundreds of thousands of computers all over the world. What you need to keep ...
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