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Thread: Backing up other users

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2007

    Backing up other users

    Running 12.04

    I have set up the included Backup control to back up /home/me on a regular basis to a NAS, and it works perfectly.

    However, my wife's home directory (/home/mywife) will not back up, as I cannot access it from my username without invoking sudo.

    Is there a way to run the backup job as a superuser?


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Kubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

    Re: Backing up other users

    Backing up using sudo is running as a superuser.
    The whole thing is so patently infantile, so foreign to reality, that to anyone with a friendly attitude to humanity it is painful to think that the great majority of mortals will never be able to rise above this view of life.
    ~Sigmund Freud


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