[ubuntu-uk] copying data from one PC to another PC

Carlos @ FOSSBOX carlos at fossbox.org.uk
Sun May 20 21:40:31 UTC 2012


Thank you very much Ivan, lucky enough I only have like 10+ users... I
guess I have to back them up one by one... Thanks for the tip on Firefox
too...

For all the Ubuntu UK list... Does anybody know a link or how do I go
about creating the users again? I was told that I they have to be
created in the same order they where on the older system! I guess this
only applies if I want to keep home partition unformatted.

This is a upgrade from 10.04 LTSP to 12.04 LTSP... home has a separate
partition but I will prefer to format it to clear unused stuff.

Thanks!


On 20/05/12 16:59, Ivan Wright wrote:
> Evolution has a backup option inside it which transfers all your
> settings and emails into a .tar.gz file.
> Evolution > File > Backup Evolution Data
>
> When you setup your new system one of the options Evolution gives you
> is to Restore from a zip file.
>
> For Firefox the easiest way is to copy the hidden folder .mozilla from
> your /home folder.
> Alternative option is to use the Firefox Sync tool. But remember to
> write down your password and sync key if you do that.

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