how do i delete my home on root partition?

Rashkae ubuntu at
Fri Dec 16 02:16:09 UTC 2011

On 12/15/2011 05:29 PM, Sushil Mantri wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using a new disk for my home, but i am not able to reclaim the
> space my old home has on the root partition.
> Thanks,
> Sushil

I'm just another random stranger on the Internets, but first thing to 
say, completely ignore the previous two replies to this query.  (What 
are people smoking?)

The easiest way to do this will be to boot from a Live CD (the Ubuntu 
Desktop install cd should work fine), use the file manager to find and 
open your root partition and delete the contents of home from here.  
(Don't delete the home folder itself,  you still need the /home on the 
root partition as a mount point.)

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