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Old 04-10-2016, 12:46 PM   #1
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Restore Linux Mint


How to restore Linux Mint 17 to the previous stage? (Like a Windows do)
 
Old 04-10-2016, 01:17 PM   #2
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http://www.unixmen.com/systemback-re...revious-state/

Did you set it up to create the "restore-points" before hand. I dont think it creates them by default.
 
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Linux doesn't routinely create "restore points' because Linux is thankfully not cursed with the Windows registry or equivalent. There has been no general need (as opposed to occasional individual choices) for "restore points" or their equivalent. If an upgrade breaks something, in most cases, it is usually fairly easy to fix it with a text editor and an internet connection (to get any desired files).

I found a link that explains a procedure for downgrading a Mint version, but it is not necessarily a simple process. I can't recommend it and have no way of testing it.
https://websetnet.com/upgrade-linux-...-17-2-rafaela/

If you try it, be sure to back up any crucial files to external media first, in case it fails.
 
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