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by Jim Dumas
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive
Replies: 34
Views: 4949

Re: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive

If you look at any given TimeShift backup, you'll notice the directory structure includes your user folder. However, if you open it, you'll find it is completely empty. I'm the last person in the world to ask about data backup software because I maintain an extensive archive and I've yet to see or ...
by Jim Dumas
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive
Replies: 34
Views: 4949

Re: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive

How do I format my stick to ext4? - only? Sorry. Maybe I should just shut up and research Clonezilla and save you the bother. Go to the Menu/Accessories/USB Stick Formatter in 18.3 Cinnamon the menu looks like this, but however you need to find, it is called USB Stick Formatter. or, up in the Searc...
by Jim Dumas
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive
Replies: 34
Views: 4949

Re: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive

Timeshift necesita formato Ext4 yep - you need to format your stick to ext4 - only. & remember that Timeshift will only back-up your system Files,, and that you will still need to use Back-up Tool for your own files, whereas Clonezilla will create a complete image of your SSD 8) OK. How do I format...
by Jim Dumas
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive
Replies: 34
Views: 4949

Re: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive

Timeshift necesita formato Ext4 yep - you need to format your stick to ext4 - only. & remember that Timeshift will only back-up your system Files,, and that you will still need to use Back-up Tool for your own files, whereas Clonezilla will create a complete image of your SSD 8) OK. How do I format...
by Jim Dumas
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive
Replies: 34
Views: 4949

Re: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive

Instead of Timeshift, consider using something like Clonezilla to create a complete image of your SSD to the thumb drive. I've heard of Clonezilla, but doensn't that defeat the whole purpose of timeshift? It wouldn't schedule the time-shots would it? Sorry for the lack of knowledge, but I want a se...
by Jim Dumas
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive
Replies: 34
Views: 4949

Saving TimeShift to a USB Drive

Hello. I'm a new user of Linux Mint. I love it so far and I'm thrilled. I have a question regarding the use of Time Shift. I want to save my time shift data to an external USB drive so that; if something should go really wrong, I will be able to re-install Linux Mint and use the USB to Recover my da...

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