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I use the root for a period of times,Now,I log on the normal user I created before,which environment is not as same as root. Are there people know how to copy the all of data in root to normal user below /home(entire cover)?

  • By root do you mean / or /root? – pram Apr 27 '14 at 3:56
  • I always log on root which means user name.maybe is /root?? (My english is not well,sorry) – Super丨Tin Apr 27 '14 at 4:01
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If your new user is a sudoer, just use

sudo cp -R /root ~

then change the owner of the newly copied files to your new user (change 'username' to your actual user accordingly)

sudo chown -R username:username ~/root
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  • @Super丨Tin if it answered your question then you should set the answer Accepted (green check mark), and if you like the answer you should upvote it. – nafg Jul 25 '16 at 20:43

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