[Novalug] More than one linux version on a machine question
novalugml at jgcomp.com
Sun Apr 29 22:08:09 EDT 2012
On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 02:21:11PM -0400, Bonnie Dalzell wrote:
> Part 1 -
> If you have more than one linux installed in different / partitions
> each one has its own /var partition is it safe to use the same /home
> partition for both of them?
> I am speaking of Linux Mint XFCe and what is supposedly my Ubuntu
> Linux XFCE which reports itself as gnome.
> Part 2 - if answer to the above is "yes" is there a simple way to
> reassign to a different /home partition one a linux os is already
> installed on a harddrive in its own / partition.
One thing not mentioned is that all the users UIDs and GIDs
should match from OS to OS. Otherwise you'll login and not
own some/all of your files.
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