[ubuntu-uk] Corrupted User Accounts?
krisdouglas at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 16:09:13 GMT 2010
On 20 December 2010 16:04, Philip Stubbs <philip at stuphi.co.uk> wrote:
> On 20 December 2010 15:34, Kris Douglas <krisdouglas at gmail.com> wrote:
>> To do this, I would use
>> cp /etc/shadow /home/<username>/shadow.bak
>> cp /etc/passwd /home/<username>/passwd.bak
>> then archive home
>> tar -pczf home.tar.gz /home/<myusername>
>> then move our files onto a USB device
>> cp /home/home.tar.gz /media/<usb drive name>
>> I'm sure there are better tutorials out there, but It's something to look at.
> $ sudo apt-get install backup-manager
Ok, I recommend the above over my recommendation definitely :) *installs*
Regards, Kris Douglas.
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