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New Distros of Ubuntu

  Date: Nov 30    Category: Unix / Linux / Ubuntu    Views: 350
  

Speaking of new distros:

Is there a way to install a new distro without erasing all your files? Otherwise
how do people update the OS without loosing all their work?

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Answer #1    Answered On: Nov 30    

The easiest way is to have your /home directory mounted on a separate
partition. That way when you reinstall, only "/" and files contained
there are changed.

Here is the guide to backing up and moving home to its own partition
from the ubuntu site:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving

 
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