To make sure you don't lose your files, it is a good idea to perform regular back ups. To back up your files, Home folder, so you can copy them from there. To get to your Home folder, first click on the Documents icon on the desktop.to a safe location, such as an external hard drive, another computer on the network, or a USB drive. Your personal files and settings are usually in your
The amount of data you can back up is limited by the size of the storage device. If you have the room on your backup device, it is best to back up your entire Home folder with the following exceptions:
Any files in the Trash folder.