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    Back Up Hidden Files


    About to back up my computer and wondering if there is a good reason to include hidden files. Your opinion?

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    The hidden files/directories in the home directories contain mostly user specific configs to applications.
    So yes: include them
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    Hello and welcome!

    I agree with Irithori that they should be included. You'll definitely run into some issues if you do a full restore and don't have them in your backup.
    oz

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