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Re: Re-installing FC5



tar cvfz username.tgz /home/username
the same command can be used on any directory. 

 You might what to move/rename the .gnome folders and restart and see if
the previous settings from those directories are the cause of the
problem. 

HTH.


On Sun, 2006-09-03 at 16:54 -0400, Guillermo Garron wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I upgraded my FC4 to FC5 as soon as FC5 was released, as some of you
> may know i de-installed Gnome by mistake, now it is installed again,
> but i see some problems on it, also some another problems.
> 
> I would like to reinstall a complete new instalation, but i do not
> want to loose my work.
> 
> I think i will have to keep my home and the etc directories.
> any other i need to keep?
> 
> the most important things for me are my thunderbird emails, only
> backing up my home directory with the .thunderbird directory off
> course is all i need?
> 
> thanks in advance for your comments,
> 
> ah! another question, when FC6 is going to be released? maybe I should
> wait till then to make a clean instalation of FC6?
> 
> thanks.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Guillermo Garron
> (Using FC5, CentOS4.4 and Ubuntu 6.06)
> 


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