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Re: firefox-37, where to put

On Friday 03 April 2015 05:01:43 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> 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.
> Lisi

When I get to that point, I may bug you for details. ;-)

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