Backup user accounts?

Fred Blaise chapeaurouge at
Thu Sep 30 05:41:50 UTC 2004

just save your /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow file. You could then reimport
(copy-paste) those users you created in fc to ubuntu.


On Thu, 2004-09-30 at 05:18 +0200, S.B wrote:
> I'm currently running Fedora Core 2, but I want to try Ubuntu. I want to 
> wipe the entire harddrive, but I need to keep all the accounts from the 
> FC2 install (with password).
> Can this be done? I have tried googling. without any results.
> Thanks in advance

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