[xubuntu-users] Desktop fails to start after login - after 13.04 to 13.10 upgrade

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Fri Dec 27 21:40:30 UTC 2013

On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 01:20:51PM -0800, Cody Smith wrote:
>    also, on the subject of making reinstallations easier, a seperate /home
>    partition goes a long way. as for packages, synaptic has a method of
>    generating a list of installed packages that can be plugged into synaptic
>    on the new install so that it can install those packages again one go.
>    instructions
>    here: [1]http://askubuntu.com/questions/168352/how-do-i-generate-a-package-download-list
>    just make sure to save the generated package list somewhere it won't be
>    lost in the reinstall, such as the /home partition.
>    --c_smith
Excellent information, thank you.  I already have /home on a separate
partition (a separate drive actually).  The information about using
synaptic to save and re-load added packages is very useful.

Chris Green

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