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Re: [OT?] home partition vs. home directory




Am Freitag, 30. November 2018, 18:14:40 CET schrieb Default User:
When you are using a seperate home-partition you can easily install the whole 
system new - and all user specific content will be saved and will not have to 
configured by the user(s) again.

In case, you have no backup from the users......

Best

Hans

> I often see people recommend a separate home partition.
> 
> But why would (or not) that be better than just a home directory within the
> root directory?
> 
> Wouldn't one less partition be simpler, and therefore (all other things
> being equal) better?
> 
> Opinions, please.