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bdws1975
January 24th, 2010, 12:18 AM
Hi all,

When I installed Ubuntu 9.10 I just used the entire hard disk.

Below is a shot of my HD.

I'd like to separate out /home and / to make it safer for upgrades, problems, etc.

Could someone please point me to a tutorial on how best to do this and what partitions to create?

Thanks,
Brett

oldfred
January 24th, 2010, 12:44 AM
One of the how to on separate home:
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/separatehome

You will have to resize your install partition, info on partitioning:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=282018&highlight=separate+%2Fdata+partition
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/partitioning

bdws1975
January 24th, 2010, 07:45 AM
excellent! Got it all done and I'm good to go.

thanks for your help,

brett