Backing Up on Cinnamon, Restore on MATE?

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dominimmiv
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Backing Up on Cinnamon, Restore on MATE?

Post by dominimmiv » Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:37 pm

I have been using Linux Mint for several years, mainly MATE. I moved to Cinnamon 18.3 64 bit several months ago and I find I miss prefer MATE. I am waiting until MATE 19 comes out to go back to MATE. However a question. If I back-up everything in 18.3 Cinnamon will it restore properly in MATE 19? I really don't want to manually reinstall everything again....not do I want to dual boot.

Thank YOu! :)

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Re: Backing Up on Cinnamon, Restore on MATE?

Post by catweazel » Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:44 pm

dominimmiv wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:37 pm
I really don't want to manually reinstall everything again....
Take a look at Aptik.

http://www.teejeetech.in/p/aptik.html
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Re: Backing Up on Cinnamon, Restore on MATE?

Post by dominimmiv » Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:49 pm

thanks!

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Re: Backing Up on Cinnamon, Restore on MATE?

Post by Snafu » Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:31 pm

I moved from cinnamon to Mate a few days ago using Aptik to transfer my stuff. It worked for the most part except, predictably, for some desktop settings.
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