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For past 1 year, I've been working on elementary OS and due to instability and other issues in the OS, i am switching from elementary OS to gnome ubuntu which is also a debian OS. my question is if i backup my data on elementary OS, can i backup the same on gnome ubuntu? is it possible that all my installations are easily available back on the gnome ubuntu?

  • I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is not about elementary OS – Suici Doga Jun 14 '16 at 7:52
  • But why? It's about elementary only – Priyank Verma Jun 14 '16 at 7:53
  • Are you trying to switch to GNOME or elementary OS ? – Suici Doga Jun 14 '16 at 7:55
  • GNome and I need complete backup from elementary and there is no backup option in settings – Priyank Verma Jun 14 '16 at 8:00
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    Press CTRL + H while the home folder is open in files.You should see hidden files appear.Then press CTRL + A to select all and then CTRL + C to copy and use CTRL + V to paste them on to your backup folder / drive – Suici Doga Jun 14 '16 at 8:42
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You can try Aptik Migration Utility.

To install it:

sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa 
sudo apt update 
sudo apt install aptik 

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