System Restore

Shawn Christopher schristopheraz at
Sat Jun 25 04:09:56 UTC 2005

Mustafa Abbasi wrote:

> i was wondering i am kind of new to linux.
> how do you do a system restore in linux.
> i used to use norton ghost in windows but that won't work in linux
> On 6/25/05, *Todd Deshane* <deshantm at 
> <mailto:deshantm at>> wrote:
>     I think this is a good debate in general and I just
>     thought I will put in my experiences and thoughts.
>     I have had to re-install or system restore Windows on friends
>     and families computers so many times that often I wish they
>     were using Linux so that process wouldn't be so painful and
>     annoying. 
>     I have been using Linux myself for a couple years and won't
>     go back to Windows, but what I really like about Linux now
>     is that everything works so much quicker and mostly out of the
>     box and I don't have to configure absolutely everything to get
>     it to work right.
>     I don't think that Linux is too far from being able to be used
>     by the masses and this may be a small part of what Ubuntu
>     is all about "humanity to others".
>     The nice thing about Linux that will never change is that there
>     can be versions of it that are meant for everyone and versions
>     that are meant for people who are technical and really know
>     what they are doing and know how to be efficient with the
>     command line etc...
>     The last point is that ideas should not be discouraged so much
>     if someone wants system restore and someone else is willing
>     to write it, all the more power to them. You don't have to install
>     it if you don't want to.
>     Have a great weekend
>     Todd
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There is no "System Restore" that is what were talking about.

Shawn Christopher

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