[Cialug] K3B question

Dave J. Hala Jr. dave at 58ghz.net
Sat Jun 4 07:24:38 CDT 2005

Tar up that directory, then burn the tar file onto the cd.

Change to you home directory and try this sample command:

tar -czvf myhomedir.tgz *

On Sat, 2005-06-04 at 07:17, Stephen Hawkins wrote:
> cialug,
> I am getting ready to upgrade from SuSE 9.0 to 9.3.  I want to save my home 
> dir and everything in it including all of the files under /home/Steve/.kde
> In past upgrades with RH or SuSE I have never figured out a way to install 
> everything new, except my home directory and everything under it.
> So I have been backing up everything to a cd or dvd using K3B but I cannot get 
> it to copy the hidden dirs such as .kde   I have gone over the K3B options 
> until I am blue in the face but I have not been able to get it to copy the 
> hidden dirs.  Am I just missing something or will K3B just not do this?
> Thanks,
> Steve

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