@wizardfromozAndy @captain-sensible :
Tony George's Releases page has a new look about it, you could try the following:
Scroll down to v19.01 and click where it says
Assets (6), screenshot follows
Download the .run file that suits your environment.
Then use it in conjunction with reading this article, and let us know how it goes.
Simplest thing in most circumstances is, if you are able to boot to a Live USB stick - to have a Mint Live or a Linux Lite Live on hand. Both of these have Timeshift installed, they will warn that they are Restore Only (can't take a snapshot), which is all you want.I guess the real interesting stuff would be if i can't boot my laptop.
Would that have issued something like the below?Basically there were mis matches for deps.
(Version numbers might be a little different).Following packages could not be installed. Please install these manually:
Apart from slackware live on a usb stick i'm not running Slackware any more - my OS is now Arch vanilla. Its been about 3 weeks using it now using Arch with no problems. the only caveat with Arch are the daily downloads. But my thinking is you can't have it "all ways" so its worth putting up with. In theory due to rolling release i never have to install again. I have Debian OS Buster on a usb stick with persistence so i think i will try to install Timeshift to that.Once launched, you can then navigate to where you have your Snapshots stored, and use the stick to restore your Slackware.
What made you decide to move from Slackeware to Arch, this question may be off-topic here but otherwise share it in a post in the Arch section why you switched to Arch.Apart from slackware live on a usb stick i'm not running Slackware any more - my OS is now Arch vanilla.
I still do have Debian, and KDE Neon Testing. I installed endeavourOS in another partition. I'd been tinkering with the idea of installing arch for a while, then I read a review about endeavour, asked a few questions in their forum, and decided to give it a try. So far, so good. And I remembered why I like arch so much; pacman is great, pretty fast and full feature, and I don't know why, but arch's repos seem to be the fastest, well at least for me that is. I didn't really "prefer" Debian, it's just that at the time it was easier for me to install it(Q4OS)than spending the time to make arch the way I had it, but since I'm using KDE now(I used XFCE + awesome-wm)with pretty much the defaults ... I was able to install a very minimal KDE, which is just what I wanted.I thought you were still running Debian because you preferred it?
The way i went was - I had an already ventoy formated usb stick with spare space. I used ventoy script to update to ventoy-1.0.46 then i drag and dropped Mint Cinnamon see attached image. I set up persistence with json and a 1gig dat file.Good work so far, Andy
Simplest thing in most circumstances is, if you are able to boot to a Live USB stick - to have a Mint Live or a Linux Lite Live on hand. Both of these have Timeshift installed, they will warn that they are Restore Only (can't take a snapshot), which is all you want.
Once launched, you can then navigate to where you have your Snapshots stored, and use the stick to restore your Slackware.
Would that have issued something like the below?
(Version numbers might be a little different).
provide that sort of infrmation?Code:
If not, you could go to pkgs.org enter the search items, and pick from what is offered for 14.2
sudo apt install software-properties-common sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install timeshift
yay -S timeshift
$ yay -Syu
Yes, you can, and as a matter of fact, I think you should when running more than 1 distro in the same box. I did so around a month ago. I use Endeavour too, though I didn't have it installed at that time. I posted the procedure here https://www.linux.org/threads/times...afeguard-recover-your-linux.15241/post-125213 I think, Endeavour being arch based, has a newer grub, and I kind of remember reading something about issues of the kind you're facing because of this. Boot to Ubuntu and update grubCan I perform a Timeshift restore without the grub reinstallation that comes at the end?