copy as root
dragffy at yandex.ru
Fri Mar 9 20:25:42 UTC 2007
John Dangler wrote:
> I want to back up my entire home directory to another drive using
> nautilus. When it starts, I get a lot of messages saying I can't copy
> this file or this directory because I don't have permission. How can I
> copy these files/directories with sudo privileges?
I'd say it's best to open up the terminal and do:
$ sudo rsync -av /home /another/device/
for more information.
If you want to start nautilus as root then you can press Alt+F2, and as
the run command enter:
Use this with care.
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