J. Michael Morse
mmorse757 at gmail.com
Mon May 18 19:42:21 UTC 2009
On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Eberhard Roloff <tuxebi at gmx.de> wrote:
> J. Michael Morse wrote:
>> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Eberhard Roloff <tuxebi at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> steven vollom wrote:
>>>> I tell you one thing, most people who do not like the new system, are just
>>>> used to the old way. I really believe the new system is far better, faster,
>>>> and easier to locate the things you want. It just takes a few days to get
>>>> used to the new way.
>>> Fully agreed. If there is not a very good reason to use 8.04, Jaunty is
>>> way ahead, especially in regard to the "K" in Kubuntu.
>> I /like/ 8.04. Personal preference is my reason for wanting to use 8.04. ;)
>> I have an easier question. If I am installing on a HD that is 120G in
>> size unformatted, what percentage of the disk should the /home
>> partition be?
> Very easy: All the rest. ;-)
> Let's say you go for a desktop and use 30GB for / and 4GB for swap, all
> of the remaining space will be happily serving you as /home.
> This is not to say that you will need 30GB for /. Fwiw my / is currently
> at 12GB out of 30GB.
> Kind regards
Thanks! These are the numbers I am going to use for no other reason
than you are the only one who responded so far. I do have one
(hopefully last) question: does it matter what order the partitions
are in? It has been a while since I did an install. If I am not
mistaken, the installation makes you do the / first.
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