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Month: March 2018

Re: Re: Re: my vanishing root partition

From: deloptes <deloptes@...>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 21:43:44 +0100
Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:

> Am Donnerstag, 22. März 2018 schrieb William Morder:
>> [...]
>> Does anybody here make /opt a separate partition? Since so many programs
>> use it that are better not to run with admin privileges, it seems better
>> not to put /opt in the root partition. But then I wonder if installations
>> would go awry for those packages that use /opt. (Not only TDE, but also
>> other programs, such as Seamonkey, OpenOffice, etc., use /opt for
>> installation.)
> 
> beeing on the root-partition has nothing to do with admin privileges.
> 
> 

+1

and I personally have my /opt on dedicated logical volume - it is easier to
control or reinstall if needed, or backup etc.