View Full Version : [ubuntu] ?SAFE-deleting whole file system except for home?

April 24th, 2008, 11:18 AM
Can I just delete a whole file system from another partition apart from my home directory? I have installed a new distro on another partition (8.04 rocks!!!) and just want the data (Photos and sound recordings) from the old file system. Sure I can, right?

April 24th, 2008, 11:29 AM
You can just fine, but you'll want to be careful not to mistype anything. As with any data operation on any OS: make sure you have backups...

April 24th, 2008, 11:36 AM
You can also loopmount the home directory.

April 24th, 2008, 12:03 PM
You can also loopmount the home directory.

WHat is loopmounting?