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Old 10-26-2014, 05:58 AM   #1
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backup my mail and firefox files with rsync


Hello,

If I run: su -c "rsync -av /home/myname /mnt/backup" for
saving my files before upgrading Scientific Linux 6.5
to CentOS 7.0_64, do I save all my mail and firefox files
so I can retrieve them later. I have no database installed.
The backup is on a separate HD that I can unmount before
upgrading.

Thanks in forward!
ostene
 
Old 10-26-2014, 06:09 AM   #2
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that sounds pretty much what I do with Fedora. I actually dump my /home directory elsewhere. When I install the new version I just pull across the ff/mail/whatever else files I need.
 
  


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