TimeShift protects your system by taking incremental snapshots of the file system at regular intervals. These snapshots can be restored later to bring your system to the exact state it was in at the time when the snapshot was taken.
You need to run the first time and change, if necessary, the required settings on your discretion to Settings, and then click Save.
will create copies
of files and folders in the file system
without your participation
in the folder /timeshift
In case of a system failure or for some other reasons you need to close programs, open TimeShift, select day/time that you want to restore your system to its previous state, and press the Restore button.
Installation into Linux Mint:
sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt update sudo apt install timeshift
Since Mint 18.3 this program is included in the basic package of the distribution.