[clug] Upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 problems

jhock at iinet.net.au jhock at iinet.net.au
Wed May 4 07:11:42 UTC 2016

As it happens there is no partition for /home on my computer, which may confirm Hal's point of view. 


On 4 May 2016 4:41:14 pm AEST, Hal Ashburner <hal.ashburner at gmail.com> wrote:
>Hi-jacking the thread..
>On 4 May 2016 at 15:17, Chris Smart <clug at christophersmart.com> wrote:
>> OK, I don't know what the defaults are, but any sane distro will
>> normally put your /home on a separate partition by default.
>I was wondering why this is best practise. Especially on a laptop
>where now you have to estimate how much disk you need for your system
>so will likely leave extra and have a hole in that you can't fill with
>useful data like your music, photos, movies etc. It must effectively
>reduce the size of  your usable disk.
>You can still rsync just your /home off if everything is on one
>I'm worried I am missing something important. (I've never had a disk
>that was big enough...)
>Thanks Chris.

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