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Install question

Posted by faktorqm 
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Install question
May 26, 2008 12:19PM
Hello, when i try to install elive gem to the hard disk, the installer prompt me for formatting an partition, as /home. I have another /home in this partition, (i have u-b-u-n-t-u in the same machine) and no is my wish format, only wish to have an /home/faktorqm and /home/elivetest user's in the same partition. How to i can do it? :(

Sorry for my bad english, i'm from Argentina.
Very thanks for all. Salu2! :D

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/26/2008 08:07PM by faktorqm.
Re: Install question
June 08, 2008 05:19PM
Don't know if I follow you, but I think you just need to select a different partition for the install. If you go back through the installer again I know it gives you the option to do that. I have a dual boot so I know you can do it. Just re-read the instructions as you go back through it.
Re: Install question
July 13, 2008 06:38AM
Ohh yes! Finally i install.
Why when i put "u-b-u-n-t-u" automatically the threads show "hakuna matata"? do you really think you are better? ... wow

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/13/2008 06:46AM by faktorqm.
Re: Install question
July 18, 2008 02:15PM
Do not split /home and root partiotions:
Install Elive, login as root, copy /home/elivetest to your old /home optionally, go to "init 1", remove /home dir and symlink /home dir to your old /home. That is all...

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/18/2008 02:16PM by The_Ice.
Re: Install question
October 07, 2008 12:26AM
**The_Ice Wrote:**

Thanks Ice. having already trashed my old home directory, yours is good advice.

Now, to try and get this to install .....