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Old 05-05-2011, 08:32 PM   #16
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So if I just stick to 1 distro for the time being and it mucks up it and I have to do a install or change distros
it won't touch all my files on sda6?

If I want to change distros do I just do a normal install BUT do NOT format the sda6 partition.

What do I do with the swap Partition? Do I leave it alone too ?

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Old 05-05-2011, 09:28 PM   #17
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So if I just stick to 1 distro for the time being and it mucks up it and I have to do a install or change distros
it won't touch all my files on sda6?
Exactly.

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If I want to change distros do I just do a normal install BUT do NOT format the sda6 partition.
Exactly.

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What do I do with the swap Partition? Do I leave it alone too ?
Most distributions will recognize the swap partitions and use it automatically. There may be a few that don't do that, but it isn't to hard to add a swap partition to your /etc/fstab if that happens.
 
Old 05-05-2011, 10:05 PM   #18
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