Backup zotero library

To backup zotero library:

  1. locate the zotero folder inside the firefox profile, in linux: ~/.mozilla/firefox/<randomstring>/zotero
  2. go to the firefox profile folder:  cd ~/.mozilla/firefox/<randomstring>/
  3. archive the zotero folder: tar czvf zotero-backup.tar.gz  zotero
  4. copy zotero-backup.tar.gz to CD or external HD
  5. to restore, simply copy back the folder to the firefox profile folder after installing zotero.
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