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John W

Existing installation when installing 2008.1

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I'm finally sick to death of suse 10.3 x86 64 so I'm going to make a switch to madriva 2008.1 (free) shortly. When I install will it put my existing installation in a sensible place so that I can import emails and files etc? Or do I have to parcel it all up some where and hide it from the install and etc.


;) I'm hoping it will stick the lot in a directory for me.





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If you have already a separate /home partition, you can use that one for Mandriva and import all your suse files into Mandriva. Simpy make sure that the username is identical and that you run the following command as root in a terminal


chown -R username:username /home/username


This will fix any permission problems that might occur.

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