Reinstalling 8.04

steven vollom stevenvollom at
Mon May 18 18:11:47 UTC 2009

On Monday 18 May 2009 12:00:03 pm J. Michael Morse wrote:
> I have decided that I am going to reinstall Kubuntu 8.04. I have googled
> looking for a particular website that I reviewed the last time I installed
> 8.04 but I can't seem to find it.  Basically, I want a separate /home
> partition so that if/when I upgrade or switch distros in the future, I
> won't lose my stuff.  Is there a "how to" page on the Kubuntu website?  I
> looked there also, but had no luck there either.  Can someone please
> provide a decent tutorial website that would provide instructions for doing
> this?
> Thanks,
> Michael
Michael, it is as easy as setting your paritions with the mount point 
/home/michael to do what you want.  You don't need a tutorial.  When all your 
partitions are preceded by /home/michael/ + what ever identity you want to add 
to make them easily distinguished, that is all you need.  Then your 
applications are run on your boot partition and all your data is saved on your 
storage partitions, which should all be named /home/michael/<Name of your 
choice>.  This will work on any OS, I believe.


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