how to improve home disk space

Jerry Lapham rjlapham at
Sun Apr 15 21:15:47 UTC 2012

On Sunday, April 15, 2012 09:08:04 AM Sid Boyce wrote:

> I once questioned some friends why they did separate /home, /usr, etc. 
> partitions effectively implementing small disks out a large disk and 
> they couldn't answer.

I break up my 500GB disk into several 20 GB / partitions for various 
distributions and versions.  I have a large /DATA partition which cab be 
accessed by any of them.  I'm even able to put Mail on the DATA partition 
using sym links if I do it very carefully.

Jerry Lapham
Monroe, OH  45050
rjlapham at
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