Point User Directories to 2nd HDD

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Point User Directories to 2nd HDD

Postby geekfuze on Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:32 am

I am recently coming from Windows 8 .. I am very interested in using Mint 14 as my daily driver.

I have Mint installed on a 120GB SSD. To concerve space I have all my media on a 2nd 1TB internal drive. I would like to change the Home directories (Docs, Pics, Music, Video, Etc.) to point to the directories on my 2nd hard drive. Any idea how to do this? I want to be able to click Home>Pictures and it show the pics on my 2nd hard drive. This would be very convenient.
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Re: Point User Directories to 2nd HDD

Postby passerby on Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:36 am

One way is mounting them manually, but I strongly suggest using this instead: http://ubuntu-tweak.com/
If you open Ubuntu Tweak and go to Admins > Personal > User Folder, you can easily select custom directories for your music, movie, etc. folders.
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Re: Point User Directories to 2nd HDD

Postby geekfuze on Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:49 am

Thank you so much for replying so quickly. That utility is working like a charm. Once again thank you!
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