[xubuntu-users] Desktop fails to start after login - after 13.04 to 13.10 upgrade
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.
> here: 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.
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.
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