Home folder migration to Mint 7 64

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Home folder migration to Mint 7 64

Postby And7ate9 on Sat Jul 04, 2009 6:38 pm

I have always found that doing a fresh format of the root and home folder drives is best for and install. But, that leave me with the trouble of migrateing my home folder files. I was wondering if I can do a straight copy and past without any worries? I think the mozilla stuff should be easy but are there any system files I should be wary of?

oh yeah is ext4 default?
Anyone got any word on grub2?
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Re: Home folder migration to Mint 7 64

Postby DrHu on Sat Jul 04, 2009 9:34 pm

And7ate9 wrote:oh yeah is ext4 default?

Nope..
For /home, you can always try a backup program and restore to the new /home or just cp the hidden files (. dot ) which are mainly for desktop settings and application(s) link(s)

setup applications for a move
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=169062
setup /home for move
http://fixunix.com/ubuntu/249833-moving ... ctory.html
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