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Old 03-27-2005, 09:46 PM   #1
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Backup & Restore Groups and Users


I have a short & quick newbie question. How do I make a backup of all users and groups in my slackware? Which files should I backup? And how do I restore them?

Old 03-27-2005, 09:58 PM   #2
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for passwords.

and of course home dirs as well. but that is probably beyond the scope of your intention.
Old 03-28-2005, 02:24 AM   #3
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thanks for the quick reply DaWallace. .


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