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Old 02-26-2005, 11:14 PM   #1
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Question Changing the home directory

I am using Fedora Core 3 and would like the users' home directory to be located on a separate FAT32 partition so that the files saved there can be accessed in Windows. How would I go about doing this?
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You can do this several ways:

export $HOME=/yourdirhere

You can edit /etc/passwd, and change the obvious.
Old 02-26-2005, 11:54 PM   #3
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I would not put the whole of /home on a fat32 partition as the lack of permissions will give you trouble with certain apps and confi files I fear...

My suggestion would be a /home/yourusername/files directory mounted on the fat32 drive...


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