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Re: Copying a user to a new user?



On Wed, 2006-10-11 at 09:21 -0700, alan wrote:
> An easier way is to just tar all the files in the one home directory,
> su to the new user account and untar the file into the new home
> directory.

Why would that be easier than populating the skel directory?  You'd have
to go through these shenanigans each time you created a new user.  Using
skel does that automatically for you.

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