copying a home directory onto a removable drive and back

Tim Henderson bizdev at
Wed Jul 28 21:38:11 UTC 2010

>               I think if you use cp -ar the a gets you all the links in
> files. Look at man cp and be sure.
> 73 Karl

If you use the cp command (I would not recommend, rsync all the way), 
you should use the -p flag to preserve permissions.

Tim H.

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