[ubuntu-in] Query: uses of /home being on a different partition

Abhishek Amberkar [अभिषेक] abhishek.amberkar at gmail.com
Fri Dec 25 08:23:03 GMT 2009

On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 11:40 PM, Ashutosh Rishi Ranjan
<ashutoshrishi92 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> However now, you may not re-install due to this, instead try to find out
>> what is taking up so much space.
> Oh no, I am not reinstalling because of that. At least not just because of
> that. The main reason is that I have a 40 GB partition which had windows XP
> before and now is not needed. So I wanted to utilize that. Plus, I am not
> going to loose any important data reinstalling (except some applications).
> So its all good. The few files I have, are going to Ubuntu One. Kudo for
> Ubuntu One!
> Another query,
> I read about this, but not sure: Is swap space necessary for RAM of 2 GB?

Swap space is generally twice the size of memory, but it really
depends upon what applications you run on your system. You can refer
the following article.


With Regards
Abhishek Amberkar

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