[sf-lug] /home on separate partition (was Sunday meeting)

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Mar 5 20:11:05 PST 2018

Quoting Ken Shaffer (kenshaffer80 at gmail.com):

> As was pointed out, trying to share a uers's actual home directory
> across distributions is problematic, so what Tom and I did was to
> mount the extra partition as /usr/local/data, and just have a symlink
> from Tom's home directory to there.  If you really want, you can other
> links for Documents, Downloads, etc.  Having a system independent
> place for your stuff give you great flexiblity in changing/testing
> systems, letting each system have its own home location for storing
> its dot files (.config, .cache, .local, .gnome, etc.).

Excellent solution!

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