2 different distros using same /home with same user

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 19:42:37 UTC 2012

On 08/06/2012 01:58 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 6 August 2012 18:50, Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 12:33 PM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 6 August 2012 17:24, Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> For the record, you prefer Unity to GNOME-Shell not GNOME 3. If you
>>>> have Unity installed, you have GNOME 3 installed.
>>> This is a tad pedantic, but true, which is the specific reason I
>>> advised the OP /not/ to use this combination.
>> Pedantic but accurate. That's why.how I have GNOME 3 installed with
>> both Unity and GNOME-Shell, happily so.
> Yes, I've done that, too.
> But from 2 different distros, sharing the same A/C & home dir? *That*
> was the question being asked here.
I doubt seriously that you could have Ubuntu and Fedora/Red Hat sharing 
the same dot-config files. I wouldn't begin to try, it would all end up 
in tears, there is no telling which is running what, and when. Your 
machine would be doing the digital equivalent of "Who's on second?" :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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