2 different distros using same /home with same user

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 12:21:19 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 8:53 AM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7 August 2012 13:36, Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 1:58 PM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> But from 2 different distros, sharing the same A/C & home dir? *That*
>>> was the question being asked here.
>> Sorry, forgot about that! :(
>> I wouldn't even share a $HOME between two Unity installs...
> Works fine. Typing on such a system right now.
> Main OS is a not-yet-upgraded 11.10 in a logical partition; for the
> last month or 2 I've been using  my "spare"  install, in a primary
> partition, with 12.04. It's fine.
> Of course /home is in its own partition, like any sensible grown-up.

Sorry. Had an emergency while writing my previous email and sent it prematurely.

The next part should've been "It's my personal preference because I
like to keep installs compartmentalized."

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