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Right now I have a computer with 3 hard drives, and i'll be getting a new computer soon. Two of those hard drives have most of my programs, downloads, etc, and the remaining one has everything else.
What is the easiest way to move everything from those hard drives (preferablly all of them) to a new computer?
I don't need to leave the hard drives in my old computer - if it would work i'd like to just be able to put them in the new computer and have Kudzu remove the old hardware and install the new hardware, but i'm not sure if that would work.
The problem with that is most (if not all) of the programs are in /usr/bin, /usr/local/bin, etc, and those aren't on the data drives.
So i'd pretty much have to reinstall everything, which is why i'd like to just be able to boot from what I have now.
But if that's not possible i'll just do what you suggested.
Depends on the video card, if it's an nvidia you install the nvidia driver and edit your XF86Config(-4) according to the instructions in the nvidia readme file, ati cards are similar but the drivers are not as good as nvidia's.