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Old 06-26-2012, 10:31 PM   #1
georgewbw
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Fedora 17 installation question


Hey so I just started using Linux last night but I'm confused about something. I installed Fedora 17 and during the installation I recall reformating my Intel SSD(120 gig) and my Seagate 1TB HDD.

Right now as it stands I have a total of ~50 gigs left on the SSD (if I read correctly).

My first question is if all the programs installed with YUM get installed onto the SSD? It seems the only folder not located on the SSD for me is /home but as far as I can tell the apps i've installed all go to somewhere on /usr/

This poses a problem as I want to install Wine(actually I have installed Wine) and play a few of my games but each time I attempt install a game the available space on the Hard Drive reads 50 gigs(meaning it's installing to my SSD and not my HDD, correct?) and some of these games take up 40 gigs themselves(I'm looking at you World of Warcraft)

If my first assumption was correct is there any way to change the destination of newly installed applications to my HDD without having to reformat and set my /usr/ to the HDD?
 
Old 06-26-2012, 11:23 PM   #2
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Is your /usr on separate partition?
 
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Let's see
Code:
su -c "fdisk -l"
run in a terminal. You'll need your root password.
 
Old 06-27-2012, 12:23 AM   #4
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Normally Wine will install Windows applications in a hidden directory in your users /home directory, so if you have a separate /home partition you shouldn't have a problem. Please post the output of
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df -h
so that we can see which partition is mounted where.
 
  


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