Archiving only dot directories (+sub-diectories) and files in home directory
How do I backup dot directories, dot sub-directories and dot files residing in /home/user/ to an archive? Normally I would run something like the following, but that doesn't seem to work on hidden folders and files:
I am using Xubuntu 11.04
tar -czvf pictures.tar.gz ~/Pictures
Last edited by casbahdk; February 28th, 2012 at 11:56 PM.
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