Feature suggestions: optionally placing home folder into separate partition during ubuntu install
danielhollocher at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 18:27:44 GMT 2010
> That is a common misconception. Reinstalling Ubuntu on the same
> partition doesn't lose the user's data either.
> A problem that is both real and more interesting, is working out why so
> many people have that misconception, and how we can correct it.
Is this really a misconception? I thought there was a point in time
that you did need to have a separate /home for what we are talking
Also, do you know how widespread the policy is? ie, is it Ubuntu
only, debian based distros, or all of linux?
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