lost and found problem

Perikli Thanasi perikli.thanasi at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 18:08:42 UTC 2008


Ok...thank you very much

i will see what i can do now...:-)

Thanks

Perikli

On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 7:55 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:

> Perikli Thanasi wrote:
> > I did it...
> > but i didn't notice any changes..?!?
>
> Sorry, I think I missed something in the previous messages. It seems you
> now have a home directory /home/perikli but you would prefer to use the
> files in /media/disk/perikli instead. Then the command I gave really
> doesn't do what you wanted. And it isn't that easy to change to a
> non-standard home directory.
>
> > ps. It is possible to make these patitition my home ..now? I mean
> > change it like you could do it on windows...? I want that
> > /media/disk/perikli is my new home...but how i do it, if i can? and if
> > i do i...will contiun asking for the password when i open the file?
>
> Usually if you want to have a separate home partition, you would make an
> entry in /etc/fstab while in /media only removable media are mounted. If
> you let Kubuntu automatically mount the partition, it isn't guaranteed
> that it will always be in /media/disk. Therefore, it is better to use a
> fixed entry for the partition in /etc/fstab. The entry would be something
> like
>
> UUID=c1aa6372-bf97-4269-b6ae-0f2de85b0a52 /home ext3 defaults 0 2
>
> where the UUID must match the UUID of _your_ partition - don't use the
> UUID mentioned above because that is only an example (it is one of my
> partitions). For a detailed explanation of what to do with /etc/fstab see
> <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Fstab>.
>
> But you should know that if you change the mount point of your separate
> home partition to /home, you can't access the files which are now in
> your /home/perikli any longer. So you should move those files to the
> other partition first, i.e. from /home/perikli to /media/disk/perikli.
> And if you don't move the files, they would be still there, but you could
> only access them if you unmount the separate home partition.
>
>
> Nils
>
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