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Re: Some help with dd backing up into an iso


GiaThnYgeia wrote:
> Very good information but the word sudo comes up everywhere.

For the purpose of backing up and restoring a whole operating system
with multiple users and partly restrictive permissions: yes.

> If a user does not have sudo rights she/he can back-up files and restore
> them as long as s/he has rights to what their backing-up/restoring.

That's the idea ... until Why-oh-why-oh-why strikes again, of course.

> So
> if you are in a network public environment you may not even have rights
> to even your own disk if some of it is somehow protected.

If you can read directories and files, then you can backup them.
If you can create new directories and write new files, then you can
restore the backup.
If you cannot, then it's hopeless.

Have a nice day :)