Creating new partition for user files

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at
Thu Oct 6 13:57:45 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-10-06 at 09:40 -0400, Steve wrote:
> Thanks... actually there are a lot of hidden directories in there.
> Looks like personal settings for a lot of programs, including Wine's
> "fake windows" directories.

This is not the /home directory, this is your USER directory
(/home/YOU) !
You must move the content of the /home directory, which contains the
data of ALL users, not just your personal folder.
/home contains the data of all users, this is what the system mounts.

In a terminal, type "ls -l /home ", and post it here, I doubt you will
have many files in there. On my machine all I have is:


This is what you must copy to your new partition.


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