copying a home directory onto a removable drive and back

Adam Funk a24061 at
Thu Jul 29 11:57:59 UTC 2010

On 2010-07-28, Tim Henderson wrote:

>> $ rsync -av --delete /home/username /media/usb
> You can use the -H flag to preserve hard links:
> rsync -avH --delete /home/username /media/usb/
> Please note the lack of '/' after the username.  It is somewhat important.

OK, I think I'll take this route.  Thanks to everyone who answered.

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