Fresh Install of LM Elyssa [Thanks for the advice!]

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Fresh Install of LM Elyssa [Thanks for the advice!]

Postby tberndt67 on Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:17 pm

I just downloaded Elyssa and I have some questions regarding a fresh install since that is the advised method. Is it possible to install it to the root without loosing all of my info in the home directory? When I installed Daryna, it was on a newly created partition. My system consists of a Dell E1505 with 1 GM of memory. The harddrive is set up in a dual boot with Vista Pro Home. I'm a little intimidated by attempting the new install without royally screwing up my Linux OS. Any insight or suggestions will be much appreciated.
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Re: Fresh Install of LM Elyssa

Postby Husse on Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:09 am

If you have a separate home partition you will keep all your data - just move all the hidden folders in home into a folder first
If you don't have a separate home partition here's how to make one
http://www.linuxmint.com/wiki/index.php ... _partition
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