Switch distributions – Keep your files & settings

Posted by g0d4 on Sep 7, 2009 5:18 PM EDT
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I have been a GNU/Linux user for a year now, and in this time I changed 4-5 distributions. In this process, even when reinstalling the same distro, I wasn’t aware that I could keep the settings and configurations of my applications. The secret is the /home folder, where the GNU/Linux Operating Systems keep the data of the user, the configuration files of the applications installed and much more.

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