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Re: [kde-linux] Move my user account to a new machine




On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 2:57 PM, Kevin Krammer <krammer@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thursday, 2013-03-28, Mark Knecht wrote:
>> Hi,
>>    I'm in the process of moving to a new machine as my day-to-day
>> platform. I want to verify what I need to do to ensure the minimum
>> number of problems with my KDE user account. The things that come to
>> mind for me are:
>>
>> 1) Make sure any user specific values in /etc/group & /etc/passwd are
>> duplicated and use the same numeric values.
>>
>> 2) rsync /home/mark on the current machine to the new machine
>
> I have moved my home directory like that several times. Even without having
> the same user id (but running rsync as the respective users).
>
> Cheers,
> Kevin
> --
> Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
> KDE user support, developer mentoring

Thanks Kevin. I'll give it a try tomorrow morning.

Cheers,
Mark
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