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Old 07-30-2003, 11:13 PM   #1
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Migrating to another system, would like to keep user settings and profiles..


Hi, I'm migrating to a different system/distro, but I would like to keep the user settings, like their password, home directory, etc..

is there an easy way to do it?
 
Old 07-30-2003, 11:39 PM   #2
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just keep the home directory and /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow.
if the home directory is not a separate partition, use tar to back it up.
 
Old 08-01-2003, 12:26 AM   #3
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even if the distro is different?
 
Old 08-01-2003, 12:29 AM   #4
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there seems to be no problem for me to migrate from Redhat to SuSE then back to Redhat. All settings are preserved.
 
  


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