[K12OSN] backing up user prefs & docs

Dan Young dan_young at parkrose.k12.or.us
Thu Oct 21 06:03:27 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-10-21 at 15:15 +1000, Debbie Schiel wrote:
> I just want to make a backup of a user's files & prefs & settings, eg: 
> 'guest'

You might want to check the permissions for /home/guest. When copying
things as root, root takes ownership of the copied files. You probably
can just:

# chown -R guest /home/guest

Dan Young
Parkrose School District

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