I want to update my Ubuntu 12.04lts to Ubuntu 14.04 lts (which should be out tonight) but I am not one of those people who will upgrade a system with the one button click option. I want to repartition my HDD as always (I tryed both methods and found this one to be the one with the highest risk but also best results)
But let me first tell you a story, the story of why I am using LTS and not standard versions:
I wanted to do my partition upgrade thing ( which is basically setting the old / partition to be / and later switching /home directories ) To upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 and as I was working with the partition manager with 300% concentration and no distractions anywhere ( I first made sure of the conditions ) and finishing the install and then.... BOOM!!! Ubuntu says "go to hell, Oliver I formated your ENTIRE HDD and all of your data, and not only that but all of your whole families data... Yaaay"
Don't get me wrong, I like Ubuntu and I don't think it is evil. But my question is do I need to do the whole fstab stuff to switch home folders after install or can I just make the old /home partition the new /home and will it erase the data?
I had cases where Ubuntu automatically checks the format check box after me in checking it