Backup user accounts?

Jorge Luis Vivas jlvivas at
Thu Sep 30 14:44:41 UTC 2004

..And donĀ“t forget to backup your important files in /home

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