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bovus
May 3rd, 2008, 05:28 PM
Hi, I want to make a fresh installment of 8.04 with a separate partition for home directory. Can anyone give me step by step instructions or point me to a good tutorial? Thanks

aheckler
May 3rd, 2008, 05:32 PM
Do a regular install, but when you get to the partitioning part, choose manual.

Make your partitions like this:

/ = 10 GB with ext3 (beginning of the drive)

then

swap = 1-2 GB (end of the drive)

finally

/home = the rest of the disk with ext3


EDIT: That looks way more complicated than it it, let me find a good guide here...

aktiwers
May 3rd, 2008, 05:33 PM
Hi, I want to make a fresh installment of 8.04 with a separate partition for home directory. Can anyone give me step by step instructions or point me to a good tutorial? Thanks

When you get to the partitioning part of the install choose "manual".

Create a partition for SWAP drive (about 1gb) pick SWAP as format.
Create a partition for your system (min 4.gb) in EXT3 format and with mountpoint /
Create your Home partition in EXT3 format with mountpoint /home

Remember Linux is CaSeSeNsItIve so /home is with small letters.

Hope this helps :)