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Re: Copying a user to a new user?



Cheers, thanks,

does it work recursivly through multiple levels of the file tree, and
does it mater who owns what in /etc/skel before I create the new user?


On 10/11/06, Ric Moore <wayward4now gmail com> wrote:
On Wed, 2006-10-11 at 18:30 +1300, Rob Brown-Bayliss wrote:
> Hi, I want to creat a new user and copy all files from another users
> home into the new users home and have them be the new users files, how
> would I do this so things like old evolution mail and other files all
> work?
>
> Could I just temporarily copy them all to /etc/skel ?

That should work! That's how I did it in the BBS days, put all the
useful stuff for a new user there. Ric

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