I would like to install a fresh ubuntu 11.04 on my home computer that has a few user accounts I will need to restore. I currently use 'Back in Time' to back up my data. I want to make sure everyone's account is preserved with their data and settings and was wondering if these backups will suffice? If I restore their folders into the new 'home' folder on the fresh install, will this recreate their accounts and settings? Or is there a better way to accomplish this?
If you don't have a separate partition, you can use GParted to resize your partition and create a /home partition (which should usually be the largest partition) as ext4 or ext3. Then, copy everything in
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