What I do for a new machine?

Amedee Van Gasse amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be
Sat Dec 3 14:38:50 UTC 2011

On Fri, December 2, 2011 14:13, LinuxIsOne wrote:
> Hi,
> For a new machine, I am going to install Ubuntu but I am not able to
> understand, should I install it with the default options or should
> separate the partitions for:
> /
> /home
> /boot
> /swap
> Can one elaborate the pros and cons?
> Thanks.

De gustibus et coloribus non est disputandum.

In other words: except when you have very specialized needs like on a high
performance server for a special purpose, it depends more on your personal
taste than on rational arguments. I assume that you're just installing on
a desktop and a laptop, otherwise you wouldn't be asking this.

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