Burning .thunderbird to a cd/dvd changes r/w
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 23:00:36 UTC 2009
On Wed, 2009-07-01 at 19:09 +0000, Scott Beamer wrote:
> Patrick O'Callaghan Wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-07-01 at 10:22 +0000, Scott Beamer wrote: [...]
> >> But on general principles when backing up data from Linux (or *bsd/
> >> *solaris/etc) you should tar the directory/directories first. This will
> >> maintain file permissions and ownership.
> >> For example....
> >> $ tar -cjf thunderbird.tar.bz2 .thunderbird/
> >> Then burn thunderbird.tar.bz2 to your DVD.
> >> See "man tar" for more info.
> > Or use "cp -p ..." (preserve attributes).
> But in this case, he's buring files to a DVD....
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