Reinstalling 8.04

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at
Mon May 18 20:26:13 BST 2009

J. Michael Morse wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Eberhard Roloff <tuxebi at> 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?
> Mike
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

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