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Re: fresh install

The only caveat is that you need to save the uid and gid for the user(s).

you need to make sure that the uid and gid of the user(s) on the new 
installation matches those on the old installation.

or chgrp and chown the directories once you've copied them onto the new drive 
to match the user's uid and gid on the new installation.

The most obvious symptom if you don't do this is that you won't get X to 
start! (Assuming you are using X :p)


On Monday 27 Dec 2004 17:50, Yang Xiao wrote:
> yes sure, why not.
> On Mon, 27 Dec 2004 10:38:19 -0500, Jim <lawrence jim gmail com> wrote:
> > i want to do a fresh install onto a different drive.  can i copy my
> > home folder and then   paste it to the new install? or is there more
> > to it than that?   I would like to save all my settings if possible.
> > thanks
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> > James Lawrence
> > Rochester NY
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