Timeshift is not doing the correct backups. Checked setting’s they are right. Wanted 5 backups/day and intermittent post boot of 3. cannot figure it out? If you can help it would be appreciated. Thank you
NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT
sda 8:0 0 223.6G 0 disk
├─sda2 8:2 0 25.4G 0 part [SWAP]
└─sda3 8:3 0 512M 0 part /boot/efi
sdb 8:16 0 1.8T 0 disk
└─sdb1 8:17 0 1.8T 0 part /home
sdc 8:32 0 1.8T 0 disk
└─sdc1 8:33 0 1.8T 0 part /run/timeshift/backup
sdd 8:48 0 14.9G 0 disk
└─sdd1 8:49 0 14.9G 0 part
sr0 11:0 1 1024M 0 rom
Operating System: Manjaro Linux
KDE Plasma Version: 5.19.5
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.73.0
Qt Version: 5.15.0
Kernel Version: 5.8.5-2-MANJARO
OS Type: 64-bit
Processors: 8 × Intel® Core™ i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Memory: 31.3 GiB of RAM
Graphics Processor: AMD VERDE
You cant create 5 Backups per day, but you can create backups everyday and keep the last 5 ones. Same for boots. You can backup after every boot, but it will keep the last 3 ones.
If you need another schedule, then you have to create it on your own.
You can automate a backup for every change on the system. Install
Thanks @megavolt and @banjo didn’t understand the timeshift settings it seems and will use the timeshift- autosnap too.
Personally I disable the scheduling inside Timeshift, and do a manual snapshot when I feel like it, before updating, or before doing some critical changes in the system. the autosnap package is great but every time you’ll install/remove packages it will trigger Timeshift to create a new snapshot, I think it is overkill but that’s up to you.
I think the manual way is better, not sure if it can be an issue, but I wonder what would happen if it auto creates a snapshot while you’re modifying the system…
Thanks for your opinion @omano will try both ways.