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Old 12-29-2015, 07:23 AM   #16
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Oh My God..
I have more than 500GB backup and also INstalledmany softwares in my system.
I cannot reinstall.
Is there any way to restore the timeshift.
I have backedup by that software
If you're now just asking yourself about "timeshift" and whether or not it can perform it's job, or what
that job may or may not restore, then you have more than just a python issue.
Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it is bad news.

You may wish to contact a Professional.
 
Old 12-29-2015, 07:29 AM   #17
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I cannot open any applications
when i enter timeshift in terminal ,that gives

Code:
timeshift: symbol lookup error: /lib64/libgtk-3.so.0:undefined symbol: g_type_check_instance_is_fundamentally_a

libgtk package also having problem.

.
And I think we can restore from live cd os .
can you tell the procedure to do something inmy system please.
 
Old 12-29-2015, 07:56 AM   #18
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I cannot open any applications
when i enter timeshift in terminal ,that gives
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timeshift: symbol lookup error: /lib64/libgtk-3.so.0:undefined symbol: g_type_check_instance_is_fundamentally_a
libgtk package also having problem.
Right...did you not read or understand what you were JUST TOLD by Habitual? You have broken quite a few things on your system....so stop trying to use the GUI, and either fix the problem through the command line, or RE INSTALL.
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And I think we can restore from live cd os .
Great...so what's stopping you from doing it?
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can you tell the procedure to do something inmy system please.
We did. You re-install everything. That's how you fix this particular problem, since you can't/won't restore from backups.
 
Old 12-29-2015, 08:16 AM   #19
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You may wish to contact a Professional.
i think s/he is the professional...
 
Old 12-29-2015, 08:33 AM   #20
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i think s/he is the professional...
Shouldn't that be in double-quotes?
 
Old 12-29-2015, 09:01 AM   #21
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thanks for your quick reply friends.
I can't understand that,

reinstall everything means -

Is there any option to reinstall the all things Or Am I need to reinstall the os with full formating ?

Is there Anychance to make centos 7 livecd.
can i try centos 7 without installing it (Like try ubuntu ) ?

If i did that ,I could able to restore my system from the timeshift Application.
 
Old 12-29-2015, 09:15 AM   #22
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And I more thing friends..
I have checked the timeshift backedup files. that contains the whole "/" files.
Can i overwite those files with the original files?
Is there any chance to get mysystem back?
 
Old 12-29-2015, 09:28 AM   #23
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Is there Anychance to make centos 7 livecd.
can i try centos 7 without installing it (Like try ubuntu ) ?

If i did that ,I could able to restore my system from the timeshift Application.
Since you stepped out of your comfort zone here, I'm obliged to offer some tips of what I would do if it were me.
A liveCD with persistence will allow you to install the timeshift application on the LiveCD and you may be able
to use that to restore from your backup timeshift "set" on the trashed CentOS7 installation.

Some where on the CentOS7 disk is a cache directory for the yum (dnf?) package manager utilities.
It should contain every rpm ever installed using yum (and this should also include all the files from installation also).

Some where on the CentOS7 disk (/ I think) is a file called "installed.log" or something like that.
It should list every package installed during the installation. It is definitely on the / partition.
Try to build a package list for the python2 entries in it and install those manually.

I don't hold much confidence however, since python2 packages were altered, I don't know if any dependent-on-python2 packages
may have been altered as well since the attempted "upgrade".

I believe you will find that what ever means you use to escape this foolish decision will cost you more time than a full re-install.

Good luck.

Last edited by Habitual; 12-29-2015 at 09:30 AM.
 
Old 12-29-2015, 09:34 AM   #24
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thanks for your quick reply friends. I can't understand that, reinstall everything means -

Is there any option to reinstall the all things Or Am I need to reinstall the os with full formating ?

Is there Anychance to make centos 7 livecd. can i try centos 7 without installing it (Like try ubuntu ) ? If i did that ,I could able to restore my system from the timeshift Application.
Not sure what you're not understanding; everyone here has been VERY clear. Re-install means YOU DO A RE-INSTALLATION...AGAIN, you load CentOS FROM SCRATCH, from the beginning, period. You said before that you thought you could do a LiveCD...well, if you think you can, then DO IT. Most probably, it won't work.
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And I more thing friends..I have checked the timeshift backedup files. that contains the whole "/" files. Can i overwite those files with the original files?
Is there any chance to get mysystem back?
Not sure how many times we have to tell you "No, it probably won't work" before you get it. Habitual hit it on the head...you can spend numerous hours/days trying to get your broken system working (which MOST LIKELY won't work), or spend 30 minutes doing a fresh install, and restoring your data from backups. Your choice. Pick one, and move forward. Can't give you the same advice over and over.
 
Old 12-29-2015, 09:43 AM   #25
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  1. Copy the backup "set" to a thumb drive.
  2. Re-install the OS.
  3. Re-install timeshift.
  4. Restore from backup "set" on thumb drive.
  5. Learn tar+gz+rsync
 
Old 12-29-2015, 09:50 AM   #26
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why I am not intrested to format means
there are two reasons

1. hard to take 500gb backup from my system.

2.another thing is i've formated my system many times (more than 7 times)

thats why i am thinking.

If you give me steps to make centos liveusb i'll proceed that.

Now you give me suggestion .which is the better.
 
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why I am not intrested to format means
there are two reasons

1. hard to take 500gb backup from my system.

2.another thing is i've formated my system many times (more than 7 times)

thats why i am thinking.

If you give me steps to make centos liveusb i'll proceed that.

Now you give me suggestion .which is the better.
Format+Re-install.
Do you not read English?
 
Old 12-29-2015, 09:55 AM   #28
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why I am not intrested to format means
there are two reasons

1. hard to take 500gb backup from my system.

2.another thing is i've formated my system many times (more than 7 times)

thats why i am thinking.

If you give me steps to make centos liveusb i'll proceed that.

Now you give me suggestion .which is the better.
1) Why?

2) What is it that you keep messing up that's requiring you to continually reformat and reinstall? Maybe you should take a closer look at that.


You make a CentOS live CD/USB the same way you make any Linux CD/USB. Download the live ISO file and extract it on the disk.
 
Old 12-29-2015, 10:03 AM   #29
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Hi Habitual

Is this possible to restore the timshift snapshot after reinstalling the system by the timeshift backup?

And my timeshift snapshort is not having the /home folder contents.Only the folder name is presented in the timeshift snapshot.
 
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why I am not intrested to format means
there are two reasons

1. hard to take 500gb backup from my system.
2.another thing is i've formated my system many times (more than 7 times)
And those reasons are ABSOLUTELY MEANINGLESS. And there are two reasons
  1. You should ALREADY be taking backups of your data, no matter if it's 5 KB or 5 TB.
  2. There is no set limite to how many times you format a disk
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thats why i am thinking. If you give me steps to make centos liveusb i'll proceed that. Now you give me suggestion .which is the better.
So you're saying if we look something up for you, you'll try it? Isn't that nice? Even though you said before that you thought that would work?? If you don't know how to do it, what, exactly, makes you think it would work??

And we have TOLD YOU what is better before, very plainly, and very simply: RE-INSTALL YOUR ENTIRE SYSTEM, FROM SCRATCH. How many times do you need this to be told to you????
 
  


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