Novice query: Installation Help

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Thu Oct 3 02:37:48 UTC 2013

On 10/02/2013 09:00 PM, Roger wrote:
>>> Others strongly feel that separate /home and / are desirable and that
>>> is fine.  I stopped doing this a couple of years ago however and have
>>> not regretted it.
>>> Colin
> I always installed Ubuntu and Fedora using the default setup with LVM
> and have never had a problem. I have not partitioned for about 8 years.
> Unless there is a need to use a second particular  partition for a
> different installation then don't, LVM works well.
> If you have data to be saved, save it before hand and do a fresh install
> using defaults then drag the saved data in as needed.
I use ext3 on my /opt partition as I don't have to fool with all the 
drive descriptors, labels,etc.  I just mount the sucker as /dev/sda3 in 
/etc/fstab and am done, back in business. :) 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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