Timeshift 1.7.6 Has Been Released

As you may know, TimeShift is a tool that allows the users to do system restores to a certain time. It is an open-source restore tool, similar to Microsoft’s System Restore and Apple’s Time Machine, based on rsync and hardlinks, that creates incremental snapshots for the file system. It can be used as LiveCD or as an application, for the Ubuntu and derivated systems.

The latest version available is Timeshift 1.7.6, which brings fixes.

Install Timeshift on Ubuntu

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install needed package.

Install Timeshift:

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install timeshift

Install Timeshift BTRFS:

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install timeshift-btrfs

Optional, to remove timeshift or timeshift-btrfs, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove timeshift*

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