Newbie question -- which files to back up?

Andy Reitz ajr9 at
Sun Apr 16 08:15:58 UTC 2006

Hi Oliver,

At a minimum, you will probably want to back up the following directories:


That will get all of the configuration files for FreeBSD and the software thar you installed from ports. The last directory will det all of your user's data. Some other applications might put data in other places, however, so you might want to research the applications that you are running to make sure you don't miss any important data.


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