Gramps stores data in the home directory:
For linux: ~/.gramps/
For windows: <system drive>\<userpath>\<application data>\gramps, eg:
C:\Documents and Settings\Paul\Application Data\gramps

You need to backup the grampsdb directory there specifically. It is a database, so you cannot read these files. Eg on my sytem:
This directory contains a file name.txt with the name of that family tree, and all database tables

Hope that helps. Don't use the backup directly, only work on a copy.

2011/1/26 Gonzalo Sierro <>
I have had a problem with my computer and I have lost my gramps file but I can access to the hard disk where was installed gramps and I need know that is the name of the file, not the name that I have named but how thi file is saved
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