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Old 03-04-2002, 05:46 PM   #1
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put stuff

should I put everything in my home directory? Like, mp3. SHould I spread it out?
Old 03-04-2002, 05:54 PM   #2
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Depends, if your /home is a separate partition it is safe there in a case of system failure and reinstall you won't want to format your /home and preserve data on it. I usually during install create a separate /apps partition where I put all downloaded rpms, tarballs and such, so in a case of failure, I have about 3G of software preserved on this partition, and during re-install I just assign mount point for this partition and never format it.

But if you refer to fragmentation scare, don't be scared of it, there is non in linux.

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