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Old 05-26-2006, 12:59 PM   #1
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mulit distro /home partition? (KDE | SuSE & Kubuntu)

Hi, I have found my self working from kubuntu and suse alot. I have a dual boot machine and am wondering about creating a separate partition to mnt /home for both distros.

the goal here is to make going back in forth a bit more graceful - i would love to have my kde settings and what no synced in both OSs.

thanks, dutler
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Did you have a question or were you just letting us know what you were thinking?

Yes, you can share /home between distros.
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You might have a problem with your icons on the desktop and some of your apps, but it'll work.
Old 05-27-2006, 06:18 PM   #4
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ha! sorry. the q was "can i"?

i suppose one would need to isolate the distros from each other such as /home/suse and /home/kubuntu and then use a program to sync only the syncable data like Kontact settings or KDE settings. ???

what my problem is that im oviously green and find myself reinstalling... and trying new distros... and differnt computers... ect... I like the KDE/Debian, but think i should try to learn SuSE too.

what can i do to elim all the work of "getting set up" on a new machine/OS and to use both SuSE and Kubuntu with out lots of extra time spent keeping setting the same?


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