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Re: Separate /home directories etc?




Pros to keeping same partition together
Pros: less hassle
Cons: if your / partition drive fails, it takes /home with it

Separate partitions
Pros: if your / partition drive fails, it does not take /home with it
Pros: easier to run multiple distros
Cons: more hassle


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-------- Original Message --------
On Jul 6, 2018, 13:47, Richard Owlett < rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

In response to a unrelated post to a LUG, I was asked if I had a
separate /home directory. Short answer -- no.

I abandoned WinXP when Jessie had become stable.
The installer defaults {I assume for cause} to putting every thing on
one partition/directory.

Where may I read about pros/cons ?
TIA