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Re: firefox-37, where to put

On Friday 03 April 2015 08:47:11 Reco wrote:
> > I assume only by mounting a new drive at some temporary location, copying
> > all the installed data from /home to it, then fixing fstab to mount that
> > drive on top of the existing /home directory?  I have done that in the
> > past, but not in the last half decade as drives are outrageously big
> > now.
> More-or-less yes. You forgot to mention emptying old home, but all
> needed stuff is there.

I would say *instead of*, not *on top of*.  And copying over is easy, when 
your new home is mounted via fstab.

mkdir /oldhome

mnt <oldhome> /oldhome

cp -Rpu /oldhome/. /home/

Though you could, of course, do it in the other order, mounting <oldhome> 
as /home.  But it would still be easy.


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