copying a home directory onto a removable drive and back
bqz69 at telia.com
Wed Aug 18 12:36:29 UTC 2010
> But this is not from the link above, is it? Maybe you should TRY this
> before posting. It doesn't work because dd can work with files but not
> with directories.
Sorry, I learned a long time ago, that directories are also files
(special kind of files that could contain files and directories), but I
admit I have never tried it with the dd command :-(
I just tried to compress a directory into a tar.gz file and that worked
with the dd command.
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