[LUNI] [HELP] X Problem Since Update
r_a_smith3530 at sbcglobal.net
Thu Aug 9 13:43:42 CDT 2007
Arun Khan <knura at yahoo.com> wrote:In most cases, when the application is a minor release, this should not
be a problem.
Each distro has it's own scheme for uid/gid. You need to "remap" the
uid/gid, when you preserve /home and install a different distro.
After installing the distro you could have done (as root):
# cd /home
# chown -R : ./username
where username and groupname are the newly created account and group.
-- Arun Khan
Linux Users Of Northern Illinois - Technical Discussion
Thanks for the advice on minor releases. The tip about reclaiming /home/username is definitely a "keeper." Thanks a bundle! I will surely keep this in mind for future reference.
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