KirbySmith wrote:Q1) Before Mint install, I used an Ubuntu live CD to copy my home directory to a new partition on the root drive. When installing Mint, I took the gear path and set the installer to not reformat that partition, use ext4 as it was, and that the partition was /home. However, my previous naming must have been incompatible, because now I have the following directory structure:
>>kirby (this has my old home stuff)
>>>many folders and files
>kirby (new and empty in the major categories, but all the hidden files are there and probably different in some ways from before)
What is the best way to integrate the old me with the new me, particularly Firefox and Thunderbird files? Or alternatively what can I positively not overwrite?
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