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Re: Reuse /home when installing fresh?



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Le 13/12/2009 03:49, Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu a écrit :
> Hi All,
> 
> When I move up to a new Fedora release, I always start with a clean home
> folder and then selectively copy in application settings (personal data
> is moved over whole sale).  I've been doing this for a long time now
> because in the past I've had problems with crashing/misbehaving
> applications and a general instability in the Gnome desktop when I've
> reused my old home folder blindly.
> 
> I'm about to move up to Fedora 12 - I'm currently using Fedora 11.
> Should I be just as cautious as I have been in the past, or can I just
> keep my entire home folder and use it as is?  FYI: I don't format
> the /home LV when I install a new release.

I never change my /home partition when I upgrade (since fc6 at least)
*but* I have an automatic backup of my data on separate HD...

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