[lug] Migrating /home...rsync?

Jed S. Baer blug at jbaer.cotse.net
Tue Sep 27 21:23:52 MDT 2016

On Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:52:58 +0000 (UTC)
stimits at comcast.net wrote:

> Should I
> use something different? Perhaps just a different rsync argument? Does
> anyone recommend something like a backup program instead?

I use this method.

cd /path/source
tar cf - . | (cd /path/destination; tar xf -)

As root, it preserves ownership, and I think all other attributes too,
it's recursive, and includes hidden files.

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