Re: Do separate /home partitions provide any advantage anymore?
I'd say for you, there's not much advantage, other than what other people have said about having to copy the files during the installation. I'm not sure how Ubiquity handles that.
I've always put everything except swap on one partition. But one advantage I've seen about having a separate /home partition is that it makes it easier and less risky if you want to use the same /home partition with multiple linux installations at once. But that obviously doesn't apply to you.
And ninjaaron has a good point about the benefit of wiping your config files to get a true clean install.
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