How to preserve users in new install?

Randy Kelsoe randykel at
Mon May 31 06:24:32 UTC 2004

romildo at wrote:

>Currently I have Fedora Core 1 installed in my computer,
>and I want to install Fedora Core 2. The problem isi
>that I want to keep the same users that there is now.
>Is there a way of backing up what users exists now and
>their private data, and restore them after installation?
>Note that I do not want an upgrade, but a new install
>of the OS.

Look at:

It should do exactly what you want.

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