Article Number: 000152681
The following article provides information about how to set up a recovery image on your Ubuntu Linux Dell Pc. It takes you through putting in place a proper backup plan for your data.
This article details the various ways of restoring your system to how it was ships from Dell. Alternatively, how to restore your system to a previous date from a stored recovery image or from a previously completed backup. There are benefits to creating an image over a clean install. An image is quicker with fewer steps to complete. It will include all the settings and software that came with the machine when it was first set up. You do have to have had the forethought to follow the imaging instructions straight out of the box. If you have created something to recover to, it will take you back to the state the machine was in when the image was done.
The benefits of Backing up your data, is that it allows for limited recovery, short of reinstalling everything. The Drawback is it rarely includes software, unless specially configured to do so.
You can find a link to downloading one of the various Ubuntu revisions from Canonical Below.
They do ask for a donation, but it is left to you how much, if anything that you pay for the download.
You can get the Dell Recovery package from several locations. From Ubuntu Apps and Launchpad , as a couple of examples.
Desktops & All-in-Ones, Laptops, Fixed Workstations
21 Feb 2021