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Re: How do You return Your system to some exact state?

I was actually going to recommend having a separate set of partitions, and then sharing non-system partitions. The problem will become keeping them synced.

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 12:35 PM, shawn wilson <ag4ve.us@gmail.com> wrote:

On Aug 3, 2011 11:22 AM, "Sthu Deus" <sthu.deus@gmail.com> wrote:

> As it is VERY hard to low versions of the installed packages, how do
> You return Your system to some exact state after You have tried new
> versions of pckages?

Me? I use virtualbox (or other vm) and snapshots. If you want something closer to metal, lvm has similar.

> What I would do is to copy whole the system, then delete the current
> and copy it back in archive mode of cp, reinstall/update grub as
> necessary...

This works fine. Though, I'd just dd.

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