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Old 11-21-2002, 03:50 PM   #1
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Backup questions.


Let's say for instance that I want to re-install Linux or install a different version of Linux on my box but I don't want to lose all the customizations that I have made on my current install. I know I will need to backup my /home/(user) directory but how about all my KDE settings and such?

Should I use tar?
 
Old 11-21-2002, 03:58 PM   #2
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I am not a KDE expert or don't use but if I'm not mistaken, most KDE customizations reside in the user's home directory.

You can use tar to backup, I see no problems with that.
 
  


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