[NZLUG] Copying Home Directory to a new partition.

Cliffp enkidu at cliffp.com
Mon Apr 7 21:36:18 NZST 2014


I did the following:

1) Formatted a partition /dev/sda5 as ext4 (as cliffp).
2) Logged out as cliffp and logged in as user2.
3) Mounted /dev/sda5 as /olddisk.
4) Copied /home/cliffp to /oldisk
	(sudo cp -d -r -x -v --preserve /home/cliffp/* /olddisk)
5) Changed fstab to mount /dev/sda5 on /home/cliffp.
6) Reboot.
7) Login as cliffp.

That seems to work, except that the Unity bar thing is different to what 
it used to be. Also it prompts me to set up Dropbox. However the desktop 
background is correct, and the desktop icons are correct.

What did am I missing?

Cheers,

Cliff


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