install ubuntu without deleting data

Steve yorvik.ubunto at
Sat Jan 9 14:20:52 UTC 2010

On Sat, 09 Jan 2010 14:12:00 -0000, vijay shanker <vijay.shad at>  

> Hi friends;
> I am wondering if there exists any way by which I can do a fresh  
> reinstall
> UBUNTU without deleting current installation.
Why? How is your drive partioned?

One way would be to create a new partiton of 10Gb or so and do a clean  
install to that as root and mount your old partition as /home.
As always care and backups should be done.


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