There are some reasons why you may need to move your home directory to its own partition, it could be because you run out of space, or because you may want to share it with another distro in a dual Linux boot installation, well lets start.

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Created by missgeek 8 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 18 weeks ago
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8 years 18 weeks 5 hours 20 min ago


Absolutely invaluable advice. When

Absolutely invaluable advice. When installing GNU/Linux make /home a separate partition. Upgrades and changes of distro become so much easier.

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8 years 18 weeks 45 min 38 sec ago


Amen, but "so much easier" is a

Amen, but "so much easier" is a real understatement. Having /home on a separate partition (or even another drive) makes all the difference in the world.