Timeshift is a powerful backup software on Linux. You can create system image of your current computer state. So, in case something went wrong in the future, you can easily restore your entire system easily. This tutorial is going to guide you how to install Timeshift on Linux Mint 19. As you might notice, the new Linux Mint 19 comes with a pretty standard backup tool. The default backup tool on Linux Mint is not capable to create a system snapshot like Timeshit does.
Steps to Install Timeshift on Linux Mint 19
Install Timeshift on Linux Mint 19 is pretty easy. Please follow these steps.
Open Terminal and type this command to add the Timeshift PPA
sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa
Now lets update the repository index
sudo apt update
finally, use this command to install Timeshift
sudo apt install timeshift
Done. Go to Menu | Administration | Timeshift.
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